Shark Tracker – Richard Fitzpatrick

Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard ‘Shark Tracker’ Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures for a living, has done all this and more.

From the Great Barrier Reef to the murky depths of the Amazon, Fitzpatrick shares his real-life experiences with creatures of the deep – from tagging sharks to witnessing sea horses giving birth. A mixture of mind-boggling stories and science provides an intimate insight into marine life and the conservation issues at stake.

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Behind the Scenes

Chapter 1

Five Days with Bruce

Chapter 7

Raine Island Showreel

Filming Tigers at Raine Island

Raine Island

Big Year at Raine

Catching White Tips

Richard talking about Reef Sharks

Chapter 9

Tagging Tigers

Shark Claw

Chapter 10

Ve Have a Leak!

Tiger Close Call

Chapter 12

Close Call

Chapter 14

Reef Sharks

Chapter 18

Great White eats camera

Chapter 19

Shark Mating


Talking about Clownfish

Chapter 20

Jamie Irakandji Sting

Chapter 21

Cone Shell Compilation

More Cone Shells

Cone Shells short documentary

Rich and Jamie playing with Mantis shrimp

Mantis Shrimp facts

Stonefish facts

Sea Snake facts

Chapter 22

Richard talking about sea cucumbers

The Bobbit Worm

Jamie and his Jellyfish