When you think about top predators in Alaska, Great White sharks probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. But the giant fish are here, feeding on the state’s abundance of blubber-rich marine mammals. They are secretive creatures — no one knows how many live in Alaskan waters nor how far north they travel. We spoke with biologist and author Bruce Wright about the creatures and his new book.
- Alaska’s Great White Sharks by Bruce Wright (book available for purchase and/or download)
- Bruce Wright article at The Naked Scientists with several shark-related photos
- Alaska sharks info at Conservation Science Institute
- Bruce Wright bio at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage