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International Shark Attack File

Publications Available Through the International Shark Attack File
Shark Attack: A Program of Data Reduction and Analysis, by H. David Baldridge (1974), US$ 12.00 (includes shipping).

A Database Compiled From Early Case Histories In The International Shark Attack File, by H. David Baldridge (1994), US$ 12.00 (includes shipping).

Sharks and Survival, edited by Perry W. Gilbert (1963).


Two sets of chapter reprints are available.

Set #1 (Shark Attacks of the World) includes the following chapters:
  • Chapter 1 - A Guide to the Kinds of Potentially Dangerous Sharks, by J. A. F. Garrick and Leonard P. Schultz.
  • Chapter 2 - Field Notes on Sharks, by Conrad Limbaugh.
  • Chapter 3 - Field Observations on Large Sharks of the Florida-Caribbean Region, by Stewart Springer.
  • Chapter 10 - Shark Attacks in Australia, by Gilbert P. Whitley.
  • Chapter 11 - Dangerous Sharks of the Western Atlantic, by John E. Randall.
  • Chapter 12 - Shark Attacks in the South African Seas, by J. L. B. Smith.
  • Chapter 13 - Open-ocean Shark Attacks, by George A. Llano.
  • Chapter 14 - Patterns of Shark Attack for the World, by V. M. Coppleson.
  • Appendix - A List of Shark Attacks for the World, by Leonard P. Schultz and Marilyn H. Malin.

Set #2 (Meeting the Shark Hazard Problem) includes the following chapters:
  • Chapter 15 - Attacks by Sharks as Related to the Activities of Man, by Leonard P. Schultz.
  • Chapter 16 - Specifications for a Desirable Shark Repellent, by H. D. Buffenbarger, Comments By: S. R. Galler and L. S. Jaffe.
  • Chapter 18 - Anti-shark Measures, by Stewart Springer and Perry W. Gilbert.
  • Chapter 19 - Testing Shark Repellents, by Perry W. Gilbert and Stewart Springer.
  • Chapter 20 - First Aid Treatment of Shark Bites: General Comments, by Bruce W. Halstead and Treatment of Shark-attack Victims in South Africa, by David H. Davies and George D. Campbell.
  • Chapter 21 - Advice to Those Who Frequent, or Find Themselves in, Shark-infested Waters, by Perry W. Gilbert.


A variable number of reprints of each chapter are available. Therefore, the earliest orders will receive complete sets. Later orders will receive incomplete sets (i.e., missing a chapter or two) as AES runs out of stock of various chapters. So order your sets today!

Prices for each set (for shipping and handling only, in US$ and made payable to AES):
  • AES Member price US$ 8.00 per set
  • Non-member price US$ 10.00 per set
  • Foreign AES Member price:US$ 10.00 per set
  • Foreign Non-member price:US$ 12.00 per set

Publications are available through
The International Shark Attack File, American Elasmobranch Society
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611, U.S.A.

Please make checks payable to: American Elasmobranch Society.

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