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Shark Repellents From The Sea
New Perspectives

ISBN 9780367287207
Published June 4, 2019 by CRC Press
210 Pages

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Book Description

Some species of sharks, because they are large, agile predators, are extremely dangerous to humans in water. During World War II, the long-time goal of an effective shark repellent was partially realized by the U.S. Navy's development of "Shark Chaser," a copper acetate-negrosine dye mixture. But neither Shark Chaser nor other noxious or even extre

Table of Contents

Preface -- Shark Research and the United States Navy -- Shark Attack and Repellency Research: An Overview -- On the Probability of Finding Shark Repellents in Marine Organisms -- Shark Repellents: Protocols for a Behavioral Bioassay -- Flatfish, Fireflies, Sharks: Behavior Modification Induced by Natural Repellents -- Shark Repellent Effect of the Red Sea Moses Sole -- Effect of Moses Sole Secretion and Its Active Factor, Pardaxin, on Elasmobranchs -- On the Membranal Action of Pardaxin -- Pardaxin: Its Action, Toxicity, and Structure -- Toxicity in Shallow Marine Waters: Potential for Developing Shark Repellents

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Bernard J Zahuranec