Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Sara Green|
|Series||Pilot books: shark fact files|
|LC Classifications||QL638.95.C3 G745 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012004407|
Oceanic whitetip sharks are unique for their long, whitetipped fins and their fierce hunting skills. Find out what makes this shark such a bold predator. Bring augmented reality to your students by downloading the free Capstone 4D app and scanning for access to awesome vidoes! “Oceanic Whitetip Shark,” On the Florida Museum of Natural History. Accessed August 7, ; Nick Collins. “Oceanic whitetip shark: ten facts,” On Telegraph UK, December 6, Accessed Author: Natasha Geiling. Scuba pioneer Jacques Cousteau once called the oceanic whitetip “the most dangerous of all sharks,” but divers with extensive shark experience tend to have a more nuanced take on the species. the approach of two oceanic whitetip sharks. This was nothing new to us as we dove with sharks routinely but it was rare to see these notoriously aggressive open ocean species in so close to shore. They passed within about ten feet of us and I shot a few photos as they swam off to the east.5/5(6).
Get this from a library! The oceanic whitetip shark. [Sara Green] -- "Engaging images accompany information about the oceanic whitetip shark. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided. Get this from a library! Oceanic whitetip sharks: a 4D book. [Jody Sullivan Rake] -- "Oceanic whitetip sharks are unique for their long, whitetipped fins and their fierce hunting skills. Find out what makes this shark such a bold predator. Download the Capston 4D app to access a. The oceanic whitetip may only have seven unprovoked attacks and two fatalities on the books, but that's because it might be getting away with many of its crimes by not leaving any evidence. Marine explorer Jacques Cousteau ranked this shark as one of the most dangerous for its brazenness in . The Biology and Ecology of the Oceanic Whitetip Shark, Carcharhinus Longimanus. Ramón Bonfil. E-mail address: @ Book Editor(s): Merry D. Camhi. Conservation Consultant. Raymond Street, Islip, NY , USA. Search for more papers by this by:
The Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), is a large species of requiem shark, in the genus Oceanic whitetip reef shark reaches a maximum length of 4 metres, and can weigh as much as kg ( pounds). This species of shark can be distinguished among other species by its large, rounded first dorsal fin, and its very long, wide, paddle-like pectoral : Chondrichthyes. Oceanic whitetip sharks are clever feeders. They follow pilot whales to food and also dine at shipwrecks! In this book, swim along with several oceanic whitetip sharks. National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry describes the incredible day he spent photographing a rare, beautiful, and dangerous creature: the Oceanic Whitetip shark. With his new book from National Geographic, Ocean Soul, Brian showcases his stunning photography and describes his adventurous life in a gripping portrait of the ocean as a place of beauty and mystery, a place in trouble, and. Scuba Dive with Oceanic Whitetip Sharks at Cat Island with Epic Diving. Cat Island is the last stronghold for Oceanic Whitetip Shark encounters on the planet. We have been extremely successful locating and interacting with this hard to find species.5/5.