WATERMAN, Stanton “Stan”
USA (1923- )
Last updated: February 12, 2018 at 4:44 am
Pioneer underwater filmmaker and photographer; owned and operated a dive charter business in the Bahamas (1954-1958); co-producer and cameraman for Blue Water, White Death (1971), the first cinematic filming of the white shark; winner of five Emmys; won the first Father and Son Emmy for Dancing With Stingrays; writer; public speaker; former President of the Shark Research Institute (SRI); author of Sea Salt (2005) and Sea Salt II: More Salt (2015); subject of Discovery Channel special The Man Who Loves Sharks.
Honours and Awards:
Legend of the Sea (Beneath the Sea, 2007)
Hans Hass Award (Historical Diving Society, 2006)
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
Reaching Out Award (DEMA, 1989)
Outstanding Achievement Award (Our World-Underwater, 1976)
NOGI Award (Arts, 1968)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.