Sharkland
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites:

Sharks and Their World
http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Sharks&Rays;/home.html
Seaworld’s guide to sharks.

Sharks of the Open Ocean
http://www.pelagic.org
Learn about pelagic sharks from the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation, which develops projects to help understand these animals.

Shark Trust
http://www.sharktrust.org
News and information on shark conservation.

Great White Research
http://www.elasmo-research.org/education/white_shark/overview.htm
Information on the biology and physiology of the Great White and its unique adaptations.

Whale Sharks
http://www.whalesharkproject.org
Information on the biggest fish in the sea.

Apex Predators
http://na.nefsc.noaa.gov/sharks
Research on the natural history of Great Whites and other top predators.

Catsharks of the World
http://www.seapics.com/picture_gallery/sharks/catshark_cat_shark/index.html
View a gallery of catshark images.

South African White Shark Research Foundation
http://www.whiteshark.co.za
Promotes the conservation of the Great White.

The Natal Sharks Board
http://www.shark.co.za
WLearn about shark attacks and shark attack prevention.

Elasmoworld
www.elasmoworld.org
Information on shark biology, conservation, and research, with a searchable database.

Shark Conservation
http://www.shark.ch
The Shark Foundation promotes the conservation of endangered sharks.

Sharks!
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/sharks/sharks.htm
Shark conservation, news, information, images, and more, from Florida Museum of Natural History.

Sharks: Myth and Mystery
http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/sharks.asp
Online exhibit on sharks and rays from the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
http://www.noaa.gov
NOAA is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere.

FishBase
http://www.fishbase.org
A global information system on Fishes

Related episodes:

The Secret World of Sharks and Rays
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sharks/
NATURE lifts part of the veil of mystery shrouding some fascinating — and often fearsome — creatures

Shark Mountain
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/sharkmountain/
NATURE takes viewers on a dive of a lifetime to reveal underwater creatures unlike anywhere else in the world.

White Shark/Red Triangle
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/whiteshark/
Learn the surprising truths behind the monster myths on NATURE’s White Shark/Red Triangle.

Books:

Allen, Thomas B. The Shark Almanac: A Fully Illustrated Natural History of Sharks, Skates, and Rays. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2003.

Compagno, Leonard, Dando, Marc, and Sarah Fowler. Sharks of the World. Princeton University Press, 2005.

Cousteau, Jean-Michel. Cousteau’s Great White Shark. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995.

Elgar, M.A. and B. J. Crespi (eds.). Cannibalism. Ecology and Evolution Among Diverse Taxa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Klimley, A. Peter. The Secret Life of Sharks. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Springer, Victor G. and Jay P. Gold. Sharks in Question: The Smithsonian Answer Book. Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

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