Ocean News

Sharks of the World Field Guide Available as iPhone App!

4th May 2009

The SOSF Collins Field Guide Sharks of the World is now available as a free download from itunes for your iPhone or iPod touch.

The guide which has been described by leading shark scientists as an "…..exceptionally well-produced book, written by the leading authorities on shark systematics and conservation" and "…a must buy for anyone interested in identifying sharks", was written by SOSF’s Dr Leonard Compagno and the IUCN’s Shark Specialist Group’s Sarah Fowler, with stunning illustrations by Marc Dando.

The guide describes all 440 species of shark and the expert text covers numerous topics, from their behaviour, breeding, feeding and ecology, right through to the impact of humans on sharks throughout the world. Click here to access the free application via iTunes.