Shark Database

This shark database is a resource for you to learn about more about sharks and help you be Shark Free. You’ll learn about their biology and their behaviour. The shark profiles are accompanied by images and videos to facilitate identification of sharks in the wild.
Most of the video is from Rob Stewart’s library or has been donated by Rob’s friends from all over the world.


● Ebert, David A., Sarah L. Fowler, and Leonard JV Compagno. Sharks of the world: a fully illustrated guide. Wild Nature Press, 2013.
● Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2018.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., ( 06/2018 )
● IUCN 2018. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-1. Downloaded on 05 July 2018.
● Parker, Steve, and Jane Parker. The encyclopedia of sharks. Firefly,1999.
● Worm, Boris, et al. “Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks.” Marine Policy 40 (2013): 194-204.


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