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A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

David A Ebert & Sarah Fowler, Illustrated by Marc Dando

Available from 22 June 2021. Sharks are probably the most misunderstood animals on the planet. We all still have a lot to learn about these fascinating creatures, which are sadly more seriously threatened with extinction and in greater need of conservation and management action than any other major group of vertebrates.

A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World is the only field guide to identify, illustrate, and describe every known shark species. Its compact format makes it handy for many situations, including recognising living species, fishery catches, or parts sold at markets. This expanded second edition presents lavish images, details on newly discovered species, and updated text throughout. The book contains useful sections on identifying shark teeth and the shark fins most commonly encountered in the fin trade, and takes a look at shark biology, ecology, and conservation.

  • the first pocket guide to all 501 shark species
  • all species illustrated and described
  • handy, compact format with concise text
  • a six-page guide to shark teeth identification
  • an eight-page guide to the ID of the shark fins most commonly encountered in the fin trade

288 pages.

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