Effects of provisioning ecotourism activity on the behaviour of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias

@inproceedings{Laroche2007EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of provisioning ecotourism activity on the behaviour of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias},
  author={Romain Laroche and A. A. A. Kock and Lawrence M. Dill and W. Herman Oosthuizen},
  year={2007}
}
Ecotourism operations which provide food to large predators have the potential to negatively affect their target species, by conditioning them to associate humans with food, or by generally altering their behavioural patterns. This latter effect could have potentially detrimental consequences for the ecosystem inhabited by the predator, because any behavioural changes could affect the species with which they interact. We present the results of an experimental study conducted from June to… CONTINUE READING