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About the Author
José I. Castro is a fisheries biologist with NOAA and a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory. He received a B.S. from the University of Miami and a Ph.D. in Zoology from Clemson University. He is a shark specialist who has conducted research on different aspects of shark biology including their reproductive biology and their use of nursery areas, and has published numerous scientific articles and the well-known book The Sharks of North American Waters. He has been active in the management of shark fisheries and the conservation of sharks and lectures often at universities and research institutions throughout the world. Prior to his present position he worked as a shark biologist for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in the Caribbean.
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This book reflects an organizational format that should be used by many other species accounts books; It is packed with information, great illustrations and more than the average... Read morePublished on April 8, 2013 by ron russo
This is not just the most comprehensive and flawless reference book on sharks ever written, it is packed with historical an cultural information regarding all species in North... Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by M. M.