Swimming With Sharks
April 24, 2006 - Excerpted from Miami Magazine, Spring 2006
The underwater impression these Rosenstiel School scientists have formed over the years might surprise those who see sharks as unthinking, unsophisticated eating machines...
While conducting underwater reef surveys in Papua New Guinea in 2001 for the Wildlife Conservation Society, Ellen Pikitch found herself in the company of dozens of sharks. â€œIt made me realize that maybe in a healthy ocean, this is what the normal abundance of sharks would be like,â€ says Pikitch, professor and executive director of the Pew Institute for Ocean Science at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science...
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