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Great White Shark

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By: Richard Ellis (Author), John E McCosker (Author)

270 pages, 116 col plates, 122 b/w photos

Stanford University Press

Paperback | Oct 1995 | #40796 | ISBN: 0804725292
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #18218 | ISBN: 0060164514
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About this book

A well illustrated guide to everything that is known about the great white shark, a creature feared, persecuted, yet poorly understood. Chapters cover fossil relatives, size, morphology and biology, feeding, distribution, shark attacks, and conservation.

'... entertaining and comprehensive ... magnificently illustrated [and] definitive' ... a balanced account of the biology and popular myth ... intriguing and informative to the educated layman, yet satisfying and useful to scientists.' Los Angeles Times


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