Shark Mountain
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Resources:

Sharks: Myth and Mystery
http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/efc_smm/smm_gallery_west.asp
This Monterey Bay Aquarium site explores the social perceptions of sharks and provides information about shark habitats throughout the world.

Sharks: Facts And Fish Tales
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/04/28/earlyshow/living/petplanet/main551403.shtml
CBS uncovers some of the misconceptions about sharks.

Diving at Cocos Island
http://www.diveglobal.com/explore_destinations/thandestinations/pacific/cocos.asp
Read an interview with SHARK MOUNTAIN filmmaker Michelle Hall, as well as detailed information about diving at Cocos Island.

Sharks and Their World
http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Sharks&Rays;/home.html
Seaworld’s guide to sharks and rays includes a special tour of these amazing creatures’ anatomy.

Friends of Cocos Island Foundation
http://www.cocosisland.org/english/
Learn more about Cocos Island, one of the most shark-rich areas in the world. Visit the photo gallery to discover the island’s flora and fauna. Then learn about how you can help preserve this World Heritage site.

Sharktrust
http://www.sharktrust.org/sharkconservation.html
This site provides news and other information about shark conservation.

Shifting Baselines
http://www.shiftingbaselines.org/lenticulars/index.html
Learn how coral reefs and kelp forests have declined since the 1960s.

 

Related Episodes:

NATURE: White Shark/Red Triangle
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/whiteshark/index.html
Learn about the great white sharks in and around the Red Triangle region of the Pacific Ocean.

NATURE: The Secret World of Sharks and Rays
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sharks/index.html
Discover sharks and their biological cousins — rays. Get the scoop on shark diving.

NATURE: Sharkland
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sharkland/index.html
Learn more about the roughly 140 different shark species that lurk in the waters off the coast of southern Africa.

 

BOOKS

Agace, Lucy. DIVING & SNORKELING GUIDE TO COCOS ISLAND. London: Gulf Publishing Company, 1997.

Allen, Thomas. THE SHARK ALMANAC: A FULLY ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF SHARKS, SKATES, AND RAYS. New York: The Lyons Press, 2003.

Carwardine, Mark. THE SHARK-WATCHER’S HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO SHARKS AND WHERE TO SEE THEM. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Klimely, A. Peter. THE SECRET LIFE OF SHARKS: A LEADING MARINE BIOLOGIST REVEALS THE MYSTERIES OF SHARK BEHAVIOR. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Knight, J.C.W. COCOS ISLAND: COSTA RICA’S TREASURE ISLAND. Costa Rica: Litografía Trejos, 1990.

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