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Firefly Books, 2002 - Nature - 256 pages
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Sharks evoke a mixture of fear and fascination in most people. Portrayed in movies and books as vicious killers, sharks are, in fact, one of the most fascinating and diverse creatures in the ocean.

This handy guide to all the species of sharks in the world will prove invaluable to the diver, tourist, student and naturalist. More than 120 species are covered and illustrated with 450 color photographs to provide a comprehensive look at this magnificent creature.

An ideal book for anyone interested in sharks, it provides up-to-date information with clear color photographs in a handy format for use in the field or at a desk. Readers who need essential facts quickly will be pleased with the orderly presentation of information, the completeness of the entries and the accuracy of the information. The color photographs help in identifying species as well as providing a visual reference for the information presented.

Sharks is an ideal guide and reference for all levels of interest from school project to professional divers.

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About the author (2002)

Based in Italy but working around the globe, Andrea and Antonella Ferrari have been professional nature photographers for more than fifteen years. During the past decade they have devoted themselves almost exclusively to underwater photography in tropical seas. They are the authors of four books of photographs and their work has appeared in many newspapers and magazines.

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