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Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Carolinas

By: Frank J Schwartz
161 pages, 16 col and 96 b/w illus
Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Carolinas
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  • Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Carolinas ISBN: 9780807854662 Paperback Jun 2003 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Covers the ninety-one species of sharks, skates, and rays found in waters along the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina. Schwartz provides a general explanation of the physical features of sharks, skates, and rays. He also discusses matters such as the possible causes of shark attacks, conservation concerns surrounding sport and commercial shark fishing, breeding habits, and shark fossils. Each species of shark, skate, and ray is shown in a clear illustration, accompanied by a concise description and notes on its color, size, distribution, and occurrence.

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Frank J. Schwartz is a marine zoologist and well-known shark expert who has studied these fish for more than forty-five years. He is professor and curator of fishes at the University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences at Morehead City.
By: Frank J Schwartz
161 pages, 16 col and 96 b/w illus
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[A] well-written book that will be a useful reference for... scientists, fishermen, and the general public. - Robert W. Purdy, Smithsonian Institution
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