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Eugenie Clark

Eugenie Clark (born May 4, 1922), sometimes referred to as The Shark Lady, is an American ichthyologist known for her research on poisonous fish of the tropical seas and on the behavior of sharks. She is a pioneer in the field of scuba-diving for research purposes.

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... Clark is the founding director (1955 to 1967) of the former Cape Haze Marine Laboratory, now known as the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida ... In 1968, Clark joined the faculty at the University of Maryland College Park, where she is currently a Professor Emerita of zoology ... Clark has studied the behavior, ecology and taxonomy of fishes for over 50 years, especially that of sharks ...

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    Not many appreciate the ultimate power and potential usefulness of basic knowledge accumulated by obscure, unseen investigators who, in a lifetime of intensive study, may never see any practical use for their findings but who go on seeking answers to the unknown without thought of financial or practical gain.
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