Alessandro De Maddalena

Alessandro De Maddalena

Researcher, writer, illustrator, and photographer, I'm a leading expert of sharks in the world and the author of 20 books and over 100 articles.
South Africa
South Africa

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great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Gansbaai, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Gansbaai, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
Cape fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus, Duiker Island, Hout Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, surfacing in False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean; nostril and ampullae of Lorenzini can be observed clearly
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, being filmed while swimming near the surface and passing by the bait, Isla Guadalupe, Mexico, Pacific Ocean
shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, taking the bait off Mossel Bay, South Africa, Indian Ocean
pectoral fin of great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
smooth hammerhead shark, Sphyrna zygaena, Cape Infanta, South Africa, Indian Ocean
bronze whaler or copper shark, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Gansbaai, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, accidentally caught and released, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, attracted by chum, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
close-up of blue shark, Prionace glauca, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
adult and calf of white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum, Botlierskop, Little Brak River, South Africa
tiny newborn smooth hammerhead shark, Sphyrna zygaena, Cape Infanta, South Africa, Indian Ocean
male orca or killer whale, Orcinus orca, off Skjervoy, Norway, Atlantic Ocean
blue shark, Prionace glauca, and pilot fish, Naucrates ductor, off Cape Infanta, South Africa, Indian Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, exhibiting upper jaw protrusion, Mossel Bay, South Africa, Indian Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, breach on seal shaped decoy, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
orca or killer whale, Orcinus orca in a fjord, Tromso, Norway, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, slapping its caudal fin at surface, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum, at Botlierskop, in Little Brak River, South Africa
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, approaching the bait in plankton-rich waters of False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
young male lion, Panthera leo South Africa
male impala, Aepyceros melampus, feeding, Botlierskop, Little Brak River, South Africa
broadnose sevengill shark, Notorynchus cepedianus, Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, ascending to the surface, Isla Guadalupe, Mexico, Pacific Ocean
dorsal fin of great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, off Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
Cape fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus, at Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
dorsal fin of great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, breaching on seal shaped decoy with Table Mountain and Devil's Peak in the background, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
two young female lions, Panthera leo, resting, Botlierskop, Little Brak River, South Africa
ampullae of Lorenzini on the snout of a blue shark, Prionace glauca, off Cape Infanta, South Africa, Indian Ocean
beautiful blonde woman wearing cardigan and floral skirt, relaxing on a terrace on False Bay during coronavirus lockdown, Cape Town, South Africa
blue shark, Prionace glauca, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
shark specialist Alessandro De Maddalena drawing a great white shark, Cape Town, South Africa
sunset over Simon's Town, Cape Town, False Bay, South Africa
Cape bulbul, Pycnonotus capensis, Simon's Town, South Africa
blue shark, Prionace glauca, off Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
albacore or longfin tuna, Thunnus alalunga, caught off Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
greater crested tern or crested tern or swift tern, Thalasseus bergii, Kommetjie, South Africa
beautiful blonde woman with blue eyes wearing red top and floral skirt, sitting on a couch, South Africa
albacore or longfin tuna, Thunnus alalunga, caught off Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
blue shark, Prionace glauca, Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
albacore or longfin tuna, Thunnus alalunga, caught off Cape Point, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
storm on Kalk Bay's harbour in the evening, Cape Town, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
close-up of beautiful blonde woman with blue eyes smiling absorbed in her thoughts, South Africa
full moon over False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Pacific Ocean
cormorants, Phalacrocorax sp., Cape of Good Hope, Western Cape, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
southern rock agama, Agama atra, observed at Cape of Good Hope, Western Cape, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
black girdled lizard, Cordylus niger, resting on a rock in Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa
Delalande's sand frog or Cape sand frog, Witsand Beach, Misty Cliffs, South Africa
Indo-Pacific humpbacked dolphins, Sousa chinensis, False Bay, South Africa, Indian Ocean.
beautiful blonde woman with blue eyes wearing black top and skirt in a park, South Africa
Indo-Pacific humpbacked dolphin, Sousa chinensis, False Bay, South Africa, Indian Ocean
Cape fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus, Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa; an individual  bearing fresh bite wounds from a great white shark, can be seen at the center of the picture
sunrise over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
bluebottle, or Indo-Pacific Man o’ War, Physalia utriculus, at Sunrise Beach near Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
Cape fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus, at Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa
Seal Island, with its colony of Cape fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
wave at Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
View of Tromso, Norway, in winter
sunrise over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
sunrise over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
common smooth-hound, Mustelus mustelus, caught as bycatch of beach-seine or treknet fishery and then released, False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
breaker at Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
common eagle ray, Myliobatis aquila, caught as bycatch of beach-seine or treknet fishery and then released, False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
lesser guitarfish or lesser sandshark, Acroteriobatus annulatus, released after capture in beach-seine or treknet fishery at Sunrise Beach, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
common eagle ray, Myliobatis aquila, caught as bycatch of beach-seine or treknet fishery and then released, False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
Cape elephantfishes or St Joseph sharks, Callorhinchus capensis, caught in beach-seine or treknet fishery in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, surfacing with the head out of the water and the mouth wide open, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
sunset over Simon's Town, Cape Town, False Bay, South Africa
dog being cuddled on a couch, Cape Town, South Africa
head of great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, Mossel Bay, South Africa, Indian Ocean; eye, ampullae of Lorenzini, spiracle, and copepods near the nostril can be observed clearly
crane and lighthouse at sunrise, Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa
submarine in False Bay off Glencairn, Cape Town, South Africa
fishing vessel on a dark winter morning, Skjervoy, Norway, Atlantic Ocean
sunset over False Bay seen from Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
cloudy sunset over False Bay seen from Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
beautiful blonde woman with blue eyes wearing long sleeve shirt, lying on a couch, South Africa
sunrise over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
sunset over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
pine tree emperor moth, Nudaurelia cytherea, Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa
blue stingray, Dasyatis chrysonota, released after capture in beach-seine or treknet fishery at Sunrise Beach, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
fisherman releasing a stingray caught as bycatch of beach-seine or treknet fishery in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
long-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus capensis, jumping out of the water in False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
long-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus capensis, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
long-beaked common dolphins, Delphinus capensis, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
sunrise over False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
long-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus capensis, False Bay, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
beautiful blonde woman with blue eyes wearing black top in a park, South Africa
northern lights or aurora, Andenes, Andoya, Norway
sculpture portraying Saint George and the Dragon on historical building in the Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
functional and replacement teeth in lower jaw of kitefin shark, Dalatias licha
sunset over Noordhoek, Cape Town, South Africa, Atlantic Ocean
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