Sharks in Our Midst

Their cultural history, prehistory, social systems, and more.

Read about sharks in all shapes and sizes...

Voracious Evolution

Discoveries of more complete remains of cartilagenous fishes have shed new light on the prehistory of sharks and their relatives.

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Sociable Killers

New studies of the white shark (aka great white) show that its social life and hunting strategies are complex

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Sharks: Man-Eaters and Others

With suggestions that Americans turn to economic account some of the smaller species of the Atlantic Coast

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