George H. Burgess

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George H. Burgess
Born (1949-12-25) December 25, 1949 (age 67)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Nationality United States
Fields Ichthyology
Institutions University of Florida
Known for Being an expert on Sharks
Shark Week

George H. Burgess (born December 25, 1949) is an ichthyologist[1] and fisheries biologist with the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. He is the director of the International Shark Attack File and author/coauthor of numerous books and papers on sharks and other fish.

George Burgess also appeared on Discovery Channel's Top Ten Sharks of All Time.


  1. ^ MacCormick, Alex (1998-07-15). Shark Attacks. Macmillan. pp. 149–. ISBN 978-0-312-96618-8. Retrieved 13 May 2011.