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BIOLOGIA DELLO SQUALO BIANCO
The most complete book ever on the biology of great white sharks.
Editoriale Magenes, Milano, 190 pp., color photographs and black and white drawings. ISBN: 978-88-6649-078-4. Language: italian.
Price: EUR 25
The book can be purchased from: info@mageneseditoriale.it

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Great white Shark Research

Great white Shark Research

Alessandro De Maddalena has studied extensively the presence of the great white shark in the Mediterranean Sea, a subject on which he’s the foremost expert. In over 15 years of work, he has gathered approx. 600 records of great white sharks from the entire Mediterranean Sea, creating the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank, representing the most complete and comprehensive research program ever performed on the species in that area. This research has lead him to study distribution, habitat, movements, size, reproduction, behavior, diet, attacks on humans, and fishery of the great white shark.

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Expeditions and courses in marine biology

Expeditions and courses in marine biology

Taking part in an expedition of Dottor De Maddalena means to participate in a unique experience. All these expeditions have been created to offer the best experience ever with the animals observed, in a totally respectful manner to the animals and their environment, with very high standard courses but comprehensible to anyone, in the best locations and in the best periods of the year. The participants encounter animals in their habitat and learn about biology, ecology and ethology of these predators.

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Dott. Alessandro De Maddalena


A. De Maddalena (Milano, 1970), researcher, writer, illustrator, photographer and naturalist, is a leading expert of sharks in the world.
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