Every Question You Have About Sharks, Answered

Written by on May 8, 2014 in Other News, Sharks

How big is the biggest shark? How do sharks sleep? How many species of shark are there? Where do they all live?

Cover of "Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide"

Cover of “Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide” courtesy of Johns Hopkins University Press.

This list of questions about sharks could go on, and on, and on, and now there’s one place to find all the answers: “Sharks: The Animal Answers Guide.”

Written by Gene Helfman and George H. Burgess and published by Johns Hopkins University Press, this answer guide explores “every conceivable question about sharks,” from biology and behavior, to the cultural importance of sharks.

The new book provides readers with all they need to know about sharks, which play a vital role in healthy ecosystems. As many shark species experience serious population declines and several are threatened with extinction, it’s becoming increasingly important for people to understand these creatures. The more we know, the more we will be able to do to protect them.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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