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2009 Great White Sharks in United States Museums
'Alessandro De Maddalena and Walter Heim
Foreword by Sean R. Van Sommeran '

Newspaper Articles
Sept. 1, 2010 SFWeekly
'Shark Will Almost Certainly Not Eat You, Expert Assures'
June 17, 2010 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Pelagic Shark foundation teams with Hopkins Marine Station to track basking sharks in Monterey Bay'
Dec. 27, 2009 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Underwater wall may bring balance to Elkhorn Slough'
Nov. 14, 2009 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Pelagic Research Foundation takes research to the sky with Specialized Helicopters'
Nov. 3, 2009 San Jose Mercury News
'Great white sharks at times enter San Francisco Bay'
by Paul Rogers
Oct 3, 2009 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Two great white sharks spotted off Santa Cruz County beaches'
August 28, 2009 East Brunswick Sentinel
'Churchill teacher inspired by summer shark study'
July 24, 2009 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Researchers find remains of apparent animal sacrifices at Elkhorn Slough'
May 4, 2009 Santacruz.com / Santa Cruz Weekly
'Researchers debate how—or if—to restore Elkhorn Slough’s eroded bed'
April 2, 2009 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Dead California gray whale towed away from Main Beach'
Dec 9, 2008 Santa Barbara Independent
'Great Whites on Display'
Has Scientific Pursuit Put This Predator Back on the Market?
Nov 29, 2008 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Blue sharks facing challenges, foundation finds'
Sept. 2, 2008 St. Petersburg Times
'Pinellas teacher ventures from the lab to the sea to the lab'
June 26, 2008 Mercury News
'Giant squid found off Santa Cruz dissected by researchers'
June 26, 2008 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Rare Giant Squid Found Off Santa Cruz'
Apr. 16, 2008 OC Register
'Playing with Sharks'
Mar. 11, 2008 Santa Cruz Sentinel Live
'Talking sharks with the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation’s Sean Van Sommeran'
Sept. 23, 2007 Monterey Herald
'Coastal Trek Protests Plastic Pollution'
Sept. 13, 2007 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Distance paddler wages quiet war on ocean pollution'
Aug. 1, 2007 Half Moon Bay Review
'Sharks Part of Coastal Landscape'
July 18, 2007 The Salem News
'Teacher goes to summer school - of sharks'
June 20, 2007 Register-Pajaronian
'Tagging mission heads to Elkhorn Slough'
June 19, 2007 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Sharks, rays thrive in Elkhorn Slough's muddy waters'
Apr. 8, 2007 SF Gate
'In Deep'
Despite reigning at the top of their food chain, sharks are still in trouble, ecologically
Oct. 18, 2006 Monterey Herald
'Return of the Great White'
Well-traveled shark comes back to Ano Nuevo Island
Oct. 17, 2006 Surf Rider
'Shark tagging transmitter found off Steamer’s Lane: minus shark '
Sept. 16, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Scientists explain the safest way to save entangled whales'
Sept. 4, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Entangled whale freed of fishing gear'
Sept. 3, 2006 Surf Rider
'Surfrider members help free entangled humpback whale off Carmel Point'
Jan. 15, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Gwen Mickelson, In The Water'
Irish surf champ drops into Santa Cruz
Jan. 15, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Disputes swirl around researchers'
Shark advocate faces challenges in and out of the water.
Jan. 15, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Seasons determine shark-tagging projects'
Jan. 15, 2006 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'A Man and the Sea'
Shark advocate faces challenges in and out of the water.
Nov. 2005 Half Moon Bay Review
'Tracking the Great White Shark'
Sean Van Sommeran and the PSRF have spent the last 15 years studying one of the world's most elusive and misunderstood predators
Feb. 24, 2005 Monterey County Weekly
'White Shark's Days'
The Monterey Bay Aquarium's weekend-long shark celebration may be the beginning of the end.
Oct. 16, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'It's feeding time, again'
'Sharktober' marks great whites' return
Oct. 16, 2004 The Boston Globe
'Shark gives Researchers the Slip'
by AP
Oct. 2, 2004 San Jose Mercury News
'Shark breaks tank record by making herself at home'
by Ken McLaughlin
June 27 , 2004 Register-Pajaronian
'Well-known shark research group studies at Elkhorn Slough'
Regarding the Elkhorn Slough Project
June 17 , 2004 Good Times
'Great White Cage'
Monterey Bay Aquarium will attempt to keep a great white in captivity
May 16, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Local News'
Dead gray whale sits off shore
May 6, 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
'How to Swim with Fishes'
Tips on sharing our waters with great whites
Mar. 12, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Coast Lines'
Shark research expert awarded fellowship
Feb. 26, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Letters to the Editor'
Sean writes in regarding the UCSC settlement
Feb. 23, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Editors Opinion'
Regarding the UCSC settlement
Feb. 21, 2004 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Shark research group, former member reach settlement'
Regarding the UCSC settlement
Feb. 4, 2004 Metro Santa Cruz News
'Extended Niche'
Regarding the UCSC settlement
Dec. 19, 2003 San Francisco Chronicle
'Watching out for Sharks'
Pelagic group studies and saves the creatures of the deep
Nov. 24, 2003 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Area Researchers Track Migration of Great Whites'
Regarding the Isla Guadalupe Expedition
Sept. 7, 2003 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Discussing Shark Bait with a Local Guru'
Interview with Ben Marcus
July 31, 2003 Good Times
'A Slough of Sharks'
The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation wades into the Elkhorn Slough to gain a better understanding of sharks and rays
Aug. 3, 2002 San Francisco Chronicle
'Far-traveling shark enlightens scientists'
Fish migrated from Monterey to Japan
Jan. 31, 2002 Monterey County Weekly
In search of the ultimate eating machine.
May 7, 2001 San Francisco Chronicle
'Sharks under siege'
Scientists, sport divers at Farallones disagree on how much human attention great whites can stand while feeding
January 22, 2001 San Francisco Chronicle
'SHARK The Inside Story'
Accidental death provides opportunity to take apart a protected great white and extract some knowledge
Sept. 30, 2000 Santa Cruz Sentinel
'Maverick’s surfer escapes shark attack with minor cut'
By Darrel W. Cole
Sept. 10, 1997 Metro Santa Cruz News
'Savage Science'
Regarding the Ano Nuevo Project
June 27, 1995 New York Times
'Reasons Sought for Decline of Basking Shark'
June 30, 1993 New Zealand Herald
''Sporting' archers target mating sharks' 1200 wide
2000 wide

Magazine Articles
Jan. 2010 Bay Nature Magazine
'Beyond Jaws'
Fathoming the Ways of the White Shark.
May 30, 2007 ABC Science
'Humans have a bit of Shark in them'
Some 450 million years ago, sharks and humans shared a common ancestor, making sharks our distant cousins.
May 2004 New Scientist Magazine
'Swimming With Sharks'
Sean Van Sommeran has probably done more than any other researcher to increase our knowledge of the migration patterns of great whites and other sharks.
Jan. 2004 World and I Magazine
'Sharks: Dangerous or Endangered?'
Nov. 2002 National Geographic Magazine
'Satellite Tags Keep Track of Great White Sharks'
May 31, 2002 CNN.com
'Shark attacks man off California coast'
A Great White shark attacked a surfer off the northern California coast, biting him on the leg and back.
July 2001 Time Magazine
'Why Can't We Be Friends?'
A horrific attack raises old fears, but new research is revealing surprising keys to shark behavior.
2001 Adventure Sports Journal
'The Pelagic Shark Research Foundation'
by Christa Fraser
June 1999 Discover Magazine
'The Great White's Ways'
Sean Van Sommeran has probably done more than any other researcher to increase our knowledge of the migration patterns of great whites and other sharks.
Fall 1995 Earth Island Institute Journal
'Direct Action Halts Shark-Shoot'
Dec. 1993 Discover Magazine
'Killer Culture'
Divergent killer-whale cultures.



February 2010 Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project Comprehensive Report
'Santa Cruz Community Goals and Heroes'
Nov 3, 2009 Stanford University
'Tags reveal white sharks have neighborhoods in the north Pacific, say Stanford researchers'
May 4th, 2009 SantaCruz.com
'Elkhorn Slough: Eroding Confidence'
Feb. 18, 2008 Stanford University
'Unveiling the underwater ways of the white shark'
Nov. 9, 2007 Myrtle Beach Online
'Defending the Sharks'
CCU graduate student works on new repellent
Aug. 28, 2007 KSBW Channel 8 Online
'Expert Says Shark Attacks Rare,
Despite Marina Incident'

July 11th, 2007 divephotoguide.com
'Declaration, Manifesto for Immediate Worldwide Shark Conservation Actions'
Oct. 1, 2004 ABC 7 News / KGO-TV
'Great White Shark Reaches Milestone In Monterey'
na Science Now
'A Shark's Sixth Sense'
California Academy of Sciences discusses how sharks can detect electricity.
na Richard Schmidt Surf School, Inc.
'Tracking Great Whites in The Red Triangle'
Richard Schmidt of Richard Schmidt Surf School, Inc. interviews Sean Van Sommeran.

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