Shark Tracker: Confessions of an Underwater Cameraman

Author(s): Richard Fitzpatrick

Autobiography and Biography | Gardening, Animals and Nature | Animals | Nature

Killer tales from the deep from an award-winning cinematographer and marine biologist Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard 'Shark Tracker' Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures for a living, has done all this and more. From the Great Barrier Reef to the murky depths of the Amazon, Fitzpatrick shares his real-life experiences with creatures of the deep - from tagging sharks to witnessing sea horses giving birth. A mixture of mind-boggling stories and science provides an intimate insight into marine life and the conservation issues at stake.


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Richard Fitzpatrick is a marine biologist and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer. He has shot more than 50 documentaries for the BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel including David Attenborough's new series on the Great Barrier Reef.

General Fields

  • : 9781742234939
  • : UNSW Press
  • : UNSW Press
  • : January 2017
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : December 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1216
  • : en
  • : 777.832092
  • : 240
  • : 16 illustations
  • : Richard Fitzpatrick
  • : Paperback