Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California


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Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California Author: Illustrator: Mathew D. Squillante Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: University of California Press
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Pages: 297 Illustrations and other contents: 69 color illustrations, 92 line drawings, 5 tables,2 maps Language: English ISBN: 9780520234840 Categories: ,

This guide is the only complete reference to the sharks, rays, and chimaeras found in California’s waters – from the intertidal zone to 500 miles offshore. Species accounts give information on habitat and range, natural history, interactions with humans, nomenclature, and further references. 68 beautiful color illustrations show each shark, ray, and chimaera; accompanying line drawings highlight differences in teeth, underside of the head, and egg cases. It includes information on the California marine environment, ecology and conservation, and shark biology.

Weight0.454 kg





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Author Biography

David A. Ebert is Program Manager of the Pacific Shark Research Center at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and author of Guide to the Sharks and Rays of Southern Africa (1989, with L.J.V. Comapagno and M.J. Smale).