Eugenie Clark

American ichthyologist (1922–2015)

Eugenie Clark (May 4, 1922 – February 25, 2015), sometimes called The Shark Lady, was an American ichthyologist. Clark was known for her research on poisonous fish of the tropical seas and on the behavior of sharks.[1] She was also one of the first people to scuba dive for research purposes.[1]

Eugenie Clark in 2011.

Clark was born in New York City, New York.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Amy Huggins (16 August 2006). "Eugenie Clark, Ph.D". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 16 November 2012.

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