Clinton A. J. Duffy

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Clinton A. J. Duffy (born c.1966) is a New Zealand marine scientist, who works in the Marine Conservation Unit of the Department of Conservation.[1] Duffy is a shark expert, whose work includes the taxonomy and conservation status of New Zealand's deepwater dogfishes, attaching GPS wildlife tracking devices to great white sharks,[2] and surveying basking sharks.[3]

He performed the public dissection of a great white shark at the Auckland Museum in 2009.[4]

Duffy has BSc and MSc degrees from the University of Canterbury.


  1. ^ Cumming, Geoff (7 March 2009). "Scientists get their teeth into shark preservation". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  2. ^ Rorke, Claire (25 January 2009). "Hunt on for man-eaters". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  3. ^ Gorman, Paul (18 January 2010). "Scientists survey basking sharks". The Press. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  4. ^ "Great white shark opened up to the public". 8 January 2009. Retrieved 17 February 2010.

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