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Shark Info 3 / 99   (10-15-1999)

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  Intro:

Circling around alleged victims

Shark Info

  Main article:

Shark Behavior: Circling around alleged victims

Dr. E. K. Ritter

  Article 1:

What do you know about shark brains and noses?

Dr. J. F Morrisey

  Article 2:

Film Review: Deep Blue Sea

Shark Info

  Article 3:

Annual Shark Congress in Pennsylvania

Shark Info

  Article 4:

Weak shark protection

Shark Info

  Fact Sheet:

Bull Sharks

Dr. E. K. Ritter


Circling around alleged victims

Fin

The fins of a white shark cutting through the water - an image we all know and fear. But in effect, the shark is only showing curiosity.

© Shark Foundation

The familiar image of a shark circling a swimmer or diver appears to have burned its way into many minds as being the foreboder of an attack. But does this famous scenario of a shark's dorsal fin cutting circles through the water really mean an impending attack? Fact or simply prejudice?



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