Eugenie Clark

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Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 25, 2015 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1922
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Feb 25, 2015 (92)

About

American ichthyologist who was an expert in the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fishes. She is notable for her research on poisonous fish and sharks and is sometimes referred to as "The Shark Lady."

Before Fame

In 1942 she attained a Bachelor's degree in zoology from Hunter College.

Trivia

In 1994 the American Society of Oceanographers gave her the Medal of Excellence.

Family Life

Her father died when she was two and her mother was of Japense descent.

Associated With

She and James Cameron both received the prestigious Explorers Club Medal.