Great white shark
A kayaker says he was attacked by a 14-foot-long great white shark as he and his friends fished off the coast of Central California and that he escaped any injuries.
Sharks may simply be mistaking the sea otters for their typical sea lion and elephant seal prey.
Monterey Bay Aquarium staff are reeling from the sudden death of a young great white shark that had been on exhibit the past few months and was released into the wild last week.
The popular Marin County beach was partially closed after an 8- to 10-foot great white shark was sighted around 2 p.m. Sunday.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew has reported spotting a Great White Shark just a few hundred yards off the coast of Stinson Beach in Marin County.
A new study found that there are far fewer great white sharks living off California’s coast than scientists had expected.
Of the four attacks in California last year, the most notable was the October attack by a great white shark off the central California coast that killed a body-surfer.
A record number of shark-bitten sea otters have been reported along the California coastline in the past couple of months, prompting state officials to warn of a potentially increased threat to humans.