Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras of California (California Natural History Guides #71) (Paperback)

By David Ebert, Mathew D. Squillante (Illustrator)

University of California Press, 9780520234840, 297pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2003

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Hardcover (5/1/2003)

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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

Includes information on the California marine environment, ecology and conservation, and shark biology

About the Author

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).