Humans & sharks


Ali L and others, ‘An Evaluation of the Public’s Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) in Trinidad and Tobago Regarding Sharks and Shark Consumption’ (2020) 15 PloS one e0234499 <>

Shiffman DS and others, ‘Inaccurate and Biased Global Media Coverage Underlies Public Misunderstanding of Shark Conservation Threats and Solutions’ (2020) 23 iScience 101205 <>


Le Busque B and others, ‘An Analysis of Australian News and Current Affair Program Coverage of Sharks on Facebook’ (2019) 1 Conservation Science and Practice 1 <>

Lucrezi S, Ellis S and Gennari E, ‘A Test of Causative and Moderator Effects in Human Perceptions of Sharks, Their Control and Framing’ (2019) 109 Marine Policy 103687 <>

Midway SR, Wagner T and Burgess GH, ‘Trends in Global Shark Attacks’ (2019) 14 PLoS ONE 1 <>

Pepin-Neff CL, ‘A Response to Clua and Linnell’ (2019) 12 Conservation Letters 2018 <>

Pepin-Neff C and Wynter T, ‘Save the Sharks: Reevaluating and (Re)Valuing Feared Predators’ (2019) 24 Human Dimensions of Wildlife 87 <>

Taglioni F and others, ‘A Spatial and Environmental Analysis of Shark Attacks on Reunion Island (1980–2017)’ (2019) 101 Marine Policy 51 <>


Acuña-Marrero D and others, ‘Understanding Human Attitudes towards Sharks to Promote Sustainable Coexistence’ (2018) 91 Marine Policy 122 <>

Fraser-Baxter S and Medvecky F, ‘Evaluating the Media’s Reporting of Public and Political Responses to Human-Shark Interactions in N.S.W, Australia’ (2018) 97 Marine Policy 109 <>

Huveneers C and others, ‘Effectiveness of Five Personal Shark-Bite Deterrents for Surfers’ (2018) 2018 PeerJ 1 <>

Mannheim SL and others, ‘Working with, Not against Recreational Anglers: Evaluating a pro-Environmental Behavioural Strategy for Improving Catch-and-Release Behaviour’ (2018) 206 Fisheries Research 44 <>

Pepin-Neff CL and Wynter T, ‘Reducing Fear to Influence Policy Preferences: An Experiment with Sharks and Beach Safety Policy Options’ (2018) 88 Marine Policy 222 <>


Drymon JM and Scyphers SB, ‘Attitudes and Perceptions Influence Recreational Angler Support for Shark Conservation and Fisheries Sustainability’ (2017) 81 Marine Policy 153 <>

Fraser-baxter S, ‘Evaluating the Media ’ s Role in Public and Political Responses to Human-Shark Inter- Actions in NSW , Australia’ 1 

Lemahieu A and others, ‘Human-Shark Interactions: The Case Study of Reunion Island in the South-West Indian Ocean’ (2017) 136 Ocean and Coastal Management 73 <>

Panoch R and Pearson EL, ‘Humans and Sharks Changing Public Perceptions and Overcoming Fear to Facilitate Shark Conservation’ (2017) 25 Society and Animals 57 <>


Chapman BK and McPhee D, ‘Global Shark Attack Hotspots: Identifying Underlying Factors behind Increased Unprovoked Shark Bite Incidence’ (2016) 133 Ocean and Coastal Management 72 <>

Tsoi KH and others, ‘Shark Conservation: An Educational Approach Based on Children’s Knowledge and Perceptions toward Sharks’ (2016) 11 PLoS ONE 1 <>


Garla RC and others, ‘Public Awareness of the Economic Potential and Threats to Sharks of a Tropical Oceanic Archipelago in the Western South Atlantic’ (2015) 60 Marine Policy 128 <>

Heller A and Heller MAS Capstone Report M, ‘UC San Diego Capstone Papers Title An Exploration of Effective Messaging for Shark Conservation An Exploration of Effective Messaging for Shark Conservation’ <>

McCagh C, Sneddon J and Blache D, ‘Killing Sharks: The Media’s Role in Public and Political Response to Fatal Human-Shark Interactions’ (2015) 62 Marine Policy 271 <>

O’Bryhim JR and Parsons ECM, ‘Increased Knowledge about Sharks Increases Public Concern about Their Conservation’ (2015) 56 Marine Policy 43 <>

Thaler AD and Shiffman D, ‘Fish Tales: Combating Fake Science in Popular Media’ (2015) 115 Ocean and Coastal Management 88 <>


Friedrich LA, Jefferson R and Glegg G, ‘Public Perceptions of Sharks: Gathering Support for Shark Conservation’ (2014) 47 Marine Policy 1 <>

Pedro Barreiros J, Gadig OBF and Haddad V, ‘An Unprovoked Attack by a Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae) on a Spear Fisherman in Terceira Island, Azores, Northeast Atlantic’ (2014) 25 Wilderness & environmental medicine 371 <>

Before 2014

Muter BA and others, ‘Australian and U.S. News Media Portrayal of Sharks and Their Conservation’ (2013) 27 Conservation Biology 187 <>

Neff CL and Yang JYH, ‘Shark Bites and Public Attitudes: Policy Implications from the First before and after Shark Bite Survey’ (2013) 38 Marine Policy 545 <>

West JG, ‘Changing Patterns of Shark Attacks in Australian Waters’ (2011) 62 Marine and Freshwater Research 744 <>