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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.1 October 1992

The Need for Conservation of Sharks and Rays in British Waters

By - R Earll

Sharks have an image problem. The film Jaws merely confirmed an image in most people's minds of the ultimate man-eating machine mindlessly cruising the seas. Reality is starkly different. For every human death caused by sharks over four million sharks die at the hands of man (Gruber & Manire 1990).

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist