Want to learn more? Dr Chapman’s book Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear (CSIRO Publishing) is available now. It covers topics including shark biology and basics; deconstructing shark attacks; the role of media; human psychology; lessening the risks of shark attacks; first aid and trauma medicine; human-wildlife conflict; mitigation measures; and legislation. It includes first-hand accounts from survivors.
Media: Dr Blake Chapman firstname.lastname@example.org, +61 (0)403 552 016.
Opening video: Grey nurse sharks by Matt Petersen.
Closing video: An epaulette shark by Matt Petersen.
Images 1-6 and 8-9 by Denice Askebrink.
Image seven by Blake Chapman.
1. White shark
2. Scalloped hammerhead
3. Grey reef shark
4. White shark
5. Lemon shark
6. Sharptooth lemon shark
7. Great hammerhead
8. Whale sharks
9. Galapagos shark