Eugenie Clark Quotes

The sea is a place where every day, half the population eats the other half.

This image of reality is a little disconcerting to most people as it represents the kind of world political philosophy wants to avoid. It also gives us a different perspective on marine environmentalism and conservation.

Eugenie Clark, Ichthyologist & Marine Biologist, Lady with a Spear, 1953

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Eugenie Clark
Eugenie Clark
  • Born: May 4, 1922
  • Died: February 25, 2015
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Scientist

Eugenie Clark, popularly known as The Shark Lady, was an American ichthyologist known for both her research on shark behavior and her study of fish in the order Tetraodontiformes. Clark was a pioneer in the field of scuba diving for research purposes. In addition to being regarded as an authority in marine biology, Clark was popularly recognized and used her fame to promote marine conservation.