"My life and work has been an amazing journey of adventure that has taught and enriched me about far more than the science of fish. "
In the Field: Dave diving the Coral Sea.
For over three decades, Dr. Dave Ebert has traveled the world, researching sharks and their relatives the rays, skates, and ghost sharks. He has conducted research on 6 continents and in over 25 countries. He has authored 28 books, and has published over 500 research papers and articles, and has identified more than 50 new sharks. Currently, he is an advisor and consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations www.fao.org/home/en on shark related issues, and the Program Director for the Pacific Shark Research Center www.psrc.mlml.calstate.edu at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories. Dave is active in multiple professional shark related organizations including the American Elasmobranch Society www.elasmo.org, where he was elected Society President for the 2018-19 term, and the IUCN Shark Specialist Group www.iucnssg.org, where he serves on the executive committee. His research has recently been featured on the acclaimed BBC three-part series Shark, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week and National Geographic.