White Shark Bibliography

Adams, Douglas H., Michael E. Mitchell, and Glenn R. Parsons. 1994. Seasonal Occurrance of the White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, in Waters off the Florida West Coast, with Notes on Its Life History. Mar. Fish. Rev., 56(4): 24-28.

Ainley, David G., Craig S. Strong, Harriet R. Huber, T. James Lewis, and Stephen J. Morrell. 1981. Predation by Sharks on Pinnipeds at the Farallon Islands. Fish. Bull., 78: 941-945.

Ames, Jack A., and G. Victor Morejohn. 1980. Evidence of White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Attacks on Sea Otters, Enhydra lutris. Calif. Fish and Game, 66(4): 196-209.

Anderson, Scot D., and Kenneth J. Goldman. 1996. Photographic Evidence of White Shark Movements in California Waters. Calif. Fish and Game, 82(4): 182-186.

Armstrong, Sue. 1994. Great White Sharks Defy Hollywood Image. New Sci., 144(1955) [10 December 1994]: 16.

Arnold, P.W. 1972. Predation on Harbour Porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, by a White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can., 29(8): 1213-1214.

Bass, A. John. 1978. Problems in Studies of Sharks in the Southwest Indian Ocean. pp 545-594 In Edward S. Hodgson and Robert F. Mathewson (eds.) Sensory Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays. Office of Naval Research, Arlington.

Bass, A.J., J.D. D’Aubrey, and N. Kistnasamy. 1975. Sharks of the East Coast of Southern Africa. V. The Families Odontaspididae, Scapanorhynchidae, Isuridae, Cetorhinidae, Alopiidae, Orectolobidae and Rhioniodontidae. Oceanogr. Res. Inst. Invest. Rep. 39: 22-26.

Benchley, Peter. 2000. Great White Sharks. Nat. Geogr., 197(4) [April 2000]: 2-29.

Bigelow, Henry B., and William C. Schroeder. 1953. Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Fish. Bull. Fish and Wildl. Serv., 53: 25-28.

Block, Barbara A., John R. Finnerty, Alexandre F.R. Stuwart, and Jessica Kidd. 1993. Evolution of Endothermy in Fish: Mapping Physiological Traits on a Molecular Phylogeny. Science, 260: 210-214.

Bonham, Kelshaw. 1942. Records of Three Sharks on the Washington Coast. Copeia, 1942(4): 264-266.

Broad, William J. 1999. Uncovering the True Nature of a Great White Hunter. Nat. Wildl., 37(1) [December-January 1999]: 48-51.

Brodie, P., and B. Beck. 1983. Predation by Sharks on the Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus) in Eastern Canada. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 40(3): 267-271.

Bruce, B.D. 1992. Preliminary Observations on the Biology of the White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, in South Australian Waters. Aust. J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 43, 1-11.

Bruce, Barry. 1995. The Protection of the White Shark: a Research Perspective. South. Fish., 3(2): 11-15. [This issue also contains several other articles, presenting a fascinating debate among fishermen, divers, and policy-makers for, against, and how to protect the White Shark in southern Australian waters.]

Cappo, Michael. 1988. Size and Age of the White Pointer Shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus): was Peter Riseley’s White Pointer a World Record? Safish, 13(1): 11-13.

Carey, Francis G., John W. Kanwisher, Oliver Brazier, Geir Gabrielson, John G. Casey, and Harold L. Pratt, Jr. 1982. Temperature and Activities of a White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. Copeia, 1982(2): 254-260.

G. Cliff, L.J.V. Compagno, M.J. Smale, R.P. van der Elst, and S.P. Wintner. 2000. First Record of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, from Mauritius, Zanzibar, Madagascar and Kenya. S. Afr. J. Sci., 96: 365-367.

Cliff, G., S.F.J. Dudley, and B. Davis. 1989. Sharks Caught in the Protective Nets off Natal, South Africa. 2. The Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus). S. Afr. J. Mar. Sci., 8: 131-144.

Cockroft, V.G., G. Cliff, and G.J.B. Ross. 1989. Shark Predation on Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, off Natal, South Africa. S. Afr. J. Zool., 24(4): 305-310.

Compagno, Leonard J.V., Mark A. Marks and Ian Fergusson. 1997. Threatened Fishes of the World: Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lamnidae). Envir. Biol. Fishes, 50: 61-62.

Condon, Tim (ed.) 1991. Great White Sharks — Carcharodon carcharias. Underwater, Special Edition 17: 130 pp.

Corkeron, P.J., R.J. Morris, and M.M. Bryden. 1987. Interactions Between Bottlenose Dolphins and Sharks in Moreton Bay, Queensland. Aquat. Mammals, 13.3: 109-113.

Day, L.R., and H.D. Fisher. 1954. Notes on the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, in Canadian Atlantic Waters. Copeia, 1954(4): 295-286.

De Maddalena, A. 1998. Il Più Grande Esemplare Italiano di Squalo Bianco, Carcahrodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) Induviduato nei Reperti Conservati Presso il Museo di Anatomia Comparata Dell’Universitá “La Sapienza” di Roma. Museol. Scient., 15(2): 195-198.

De Maddalena, Alessandro. 1999. Records of the Great White Shark in the Mediterranean Sea. Private Publication, Milan. 54 pp.

De Maddalena, Alessandro. 2000. Historical and Contemporary Presence of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Northern and Central Adriatic Sea. Ann. Ser. His. Nat., 19(1): 3-18.

Dudley, Sheldon F.J., Michael D. Anderson-Reade, Greg S. Thompson, and Paul B. McMullen. 2000. Concurrent Scavenging off a Whale Carcass by Great White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, and Tiger Sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier. Fish. Bull., 98: 646-649.

Ellis, Richard. 1983. Chiller From the Depths. Geo, 5(3) [March 1983]: 90-97. [The best account I’ve read about the challenges and frustrations of attempting to verify reports of a giant White Shark]

Ellis, Richard. 1987. The Great White Shark. Underw. Nat., 16(3) [July 1987]: 3-11.

Ellis, Richard, and John E. McCosker. 1986. Speaking of Sharks. Oceans, 19(3) [May-June 1986]: 24-29; 58-60.

Ellis, Richard, and John E. McCosker. 1991. Great White Shark. Stanford University Press, Stanford. 270 pp.

Farquhar, G. Brooke. 1963. Sharks of the Family Lamnidae. U.S. Navy Tech. Rep., TR-157. 16 pp.

Fergusson, Ian. 1995. Great White Lies. BBC Wildl., April 1995: 32-37.

Fergusson, Ian K., Leonard J.V. Compagno, and Mark A. Marks. 2000. Predation by White Sharks Carcharodon carcharias (Chondrichthyes: Lamnidae) upon Chelonians, with New Records from the Mediterranean Sea and a First Record of the Ocean Sunfish Mola mola (Osteichthyes: Molidae) as Stomach Contents. Envir. Biol. Fishes, 58: 447-453.

Goldman, Kenneth J. 1997. Regulation of Body Temperature in the White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. J. Comp. Physiol. B, 167: 423-429.

Goldman, Kenneth J., and Scot D. Anderson. 1999. Space Utilization and Swimming Depth of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, at the South Farallon Islands, Central California. Envir. Biol. Fishes, 56: 351-364.

Gorman, T.B., and D.J. Dunstan. 1967. Report on an Attack by a Great White Shark off Coledale Beach, N.S.W., Australia, in Which Both Victim and Attacker were Recovered Simultaneously. Calif. Fish and Game, 53(3): 219-223. [What makes this case particularly interesting is that the attacking shark was seriously injured by the bite of a larger shark.]

Guitart Manday, D.J. 1974. El Monstruo de Cojimar. Mar y Pesca, 104: 10-11.

Hanaoka, Ken’ichi, Hiroyuki Matsuda, and Toshikazu Kaise. 1986. Identification of Arsenobetaine as a Major Arsenic Compound in the Muscle of a Pelagic Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. J. Shimonoseki Uni. Fish., 35(1): 37-40.

Hewitt, S. (ed.) 1978. Great White Sharks! Sea Pen, 22(2): 2 pp. [Includes several cases of stranded White Sharks in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia.]

Klimley, A. Peter. 1976. The White Shark: a Matter of Size. Sea Front., 22(1) [January-February 1976]: 2-8.

Klimley, A. Peter. 1994. The Predatory Behavior of the White Shark. Amer. Sci., 82(2): 122-133.

Klimley, A. Peter, and David G. Ainley (eds.) 1996. Great White Sharks: the Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego. 517 pp.

Klimley, A. Peter, Scot D. Anderson, Peter Pyle, and R.P. Henderson. 1992. Spatiotemporal Patterns of White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Predation at the South Farallon Islands, California. Copeia, 1992(3): 680-690.

Klimley, A. Peter, Burney J. Le Boeuf, Kelly M. Cantara, John E. Richert, Scot F. Davis, Sean Van Sommeran, and John T. Kelly. 2001. The Hunting Strategy of White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) Near a Seal Colony. Mar. Biol., 138: 617-636.

Le Boeuf, Burney J., Marianne Riedman, and Raymond S. Keyes. 1982. White Shark Predation on Pinnipeds in California Coastal Waters. Fish. Bull., 80(4): 891-895.

Le Mier, E.H. 1951. Recent Records of the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, on the Washington Coast. Copeia, 1951(3): 259.

Limbaugh, Conrad. 1963. Field Notes on Sharks. pp 65-94 In P.W. Gilbert (ed.) Sharks and Survival. D.C. Heath and Co., Boston.

Long, Douglas J. 1991. Apparent Predation by a White Shark Carcharodon carcharias on a Pygmy Sperm Whale Kogia breviceps. Fish. Bull., 89: 538-540.

Martin, Glen. 1999. The Great White’s Way. Discover, 20(6) [June 1999]: 54-61.

McCosker, John E. 1981. Great White Shark. Science 81, 2(6): 42-51.

McCosker, John E. 1987. The White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Has a Warm Stomach. Copeia, 1987(1): 195-197.

Mojetta, Angelo, Tiziano Starai, and Marco Zuffa. 1997. Segnalazione di Squalo Bianco (Carcharodon carcharias) in Acoute Italiane. Quad. Civ. Staz. Irdobiol., 22: 23-38. [A good English translation of this paper, minus graphs and tables, appears on pp 125-128 in the same issue of the journal.]

Mollomo, Paul. 1998. The White Shark in Maine and Canadian Atlantic Waters. Northeastern Naturalist, 5(3): 207-214.

Nakano, Hideki, and Kazuhiro Nakya. 1987. Records of the White Shark Carcharodon carcharias from Hokkaido, Japan. Jap. J. Ichthyol., 33(4): 414-416.

Nakaya, Kazuhiro. 1994. Distribution of the White Shark in Japanese Waters. Fish. Sci., 60(5): 515-518.

Piers, Harry. 1933. Accidental Occurrence of the Man-Eater or Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias (Linn.) in Nova Scotian Waters. Proc. N.S. Inst. Sci., 18(3): 192-203.

Pardini, Amanda T., Catherine S. Jones, Leslie R. Noble, Brian Kreisler, Hamish Malcolm, Barry D. Bruce, John D. Stevens, Geremy Cliff, Michael C. Scholl, Malcolm Francis, Clinton A. Duffy, Andrew P. Martin. 2001. Sex-Biased Dispersal of Great White Sharks. Nature, 412 (6843) [12 July 2001]: 139-140.

Pike, Gordon C. 1982. First Record of the Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) from British Columbia. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can., 19(2): 363.

Postel, Emilio. 1958. Sur la Presence de Carcharodon carcharias (L. 1758) dans lea Eaux Tunisiennes. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Ser. 2, 30(4): 342-344.

Pratt, Harold L., Jr., John G. Casey, and Robert B. Conklin. 1982. Observations on Large White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, off Long Island, New York. Fish Bull., 80(1): 153-156.

Pyle, Peter, Mary Jane Schramm, Carol Keiper, and Scot D. Anderson. 1999. Predation on a White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) by a Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) and a Possible Case of Competitive Displacement. Mar. Mamm. Sci., 15(2): 563-568.

Randall, B.M., R.M. Randall and L.J.V. Compagno. 1988. Injuries to Jackass Penguins (Spheniscus demersus): Evidence for Shark Involvement. J. Zool. Lond., 214: 589-599.

Randall, John E. 1973. Size of the Great White Shark. Science, 181: 169-170.

Randall, John E. 1987. Refutation of Lengths of 11.3, 9.0, and 6.4 m Attributed to the White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias. Calif. Fish and Game, 73&3): 163-168.

Scattergood, Leslie W., and Phillip L. Goggins. 1958. Unusual Records of Gulf of Maine Fishes. Maine Field Nat., 14(2): 40-43.

Schroeder, William C. 1938. Records of Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus) and Pseudopriacanthus altus (Gill) from the Gulf of Maine, Summer of 1937. Copeia, 1938(1): 46.

Scott, E.O.G. 1974. The White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linné, 1758) (Isuridae) in Tasmanian Waters: with Remarks on Other Mackerel Sharks. Tas. Fish. Res., 8(1): 1-10.

Scott, W.B., and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic Fishes of Canada. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. pp 14-17.

Sibley, Gretchen, Jeffrey A. Seigel, and Camm C. Swift (eds.). 1985. Biology of the White Shark. Mems. S. Calif. Acad. Sci., 9: 1-150.

Smale, M.J., and P.C. Heemstra. 1997. First Record of Albinism in the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758). S. Afr. J. Sci., 93: 243-245.

Smith, J.L.B. 1951. A Juvenile of the Man-Eater, Carcharodon carcharias Linn. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 12 (4), No. 44: 47-736.

Squire, James L., Jr. 1967. Observations of Basking Sharks and Great White Sharks in Monterey Bay, 1958-50. Copeia, 1967(1): 247-250.

Stewart, Brent S., and Pamela K. Yochem. 1985. Radio-Tagged Harbor Seal, Phoca vitulina richardsi, Eaten By White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, in the Southern California Bight. Calif. Fish and Game: 71(1): 113-115.

Strong, Wesley R., Jr., Richard C. Murphy, Barry D. Bruce, and Donald R. Nelson. 1992. Movements and Associated Observations of Bait-Attracted White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias: a Preliminary Report.

Taylor, Valerie. 1979. Great White Shark: Predator Which Doesn’t Eat People. Oceans, May 1979: 38-42.

Templeman, Wilfred. 1963. Distribution of Sharks in the Canadian Atlantic (With Special Reference to Newfoundland Waters). Bull. Fish. Res. Bd. Can., 140: 3-8.

Tricas, Timothy C., and John E. McCosker. 1984. Predatory Behavior of the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias), with Notes on Its Biology. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., 43(14): 221-238.

Uchida, S., F. Yazuzumi, M. Toda, and N. Okura. 1987. On the Observation of Reproduction in Carcharodon carcharias and Isurus oxyrinchus. Rep. Jap. Grp. Elas. Stud., 16: 4-6.

Wintner, Sabine P., and Geremy Cliff. 1999. Age and Growth Determination of the White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias, From the East Coast of South Africa. Fish Bull., 1999 (1): 153-169.


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