The author has condensed virtually everything that is known about the great white sharks that are preserved in European museums in this book. Available data of 105 great white sharks from 45 institutions is presented herein.
Also includes a concise general account of white shark evolution, anatomy, physiology, reproduction, feeding, attacks on humans and fishery. Extensively researched, this encyclopaedic account is enhanced by many photographs and drawings that bring to life th extraordinary world of the great white shark
Alessandro De Maddalena is one of Europe's foremost shark experts. He's the curator of the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank, the President of the Italian Ichthyological Society and a founding member of the Mediterranean Shark Research Group. His research subjects include great white shark biology, sharks' morphology, distribution and fishery. He's the author of six other books on sharks and is also one of the world's best wildlife illustrators.