Leopard Sharks

Leopard shark, Foster City beach

Heavy Rains May Be Cause Of Bay Area Shark Deaths

State biologists say they think they know what may have killed over 100 leopard sharks in the Bay Area in recent weeks – heavy rain diluting the bay’s salinity.


A dead leopard shark found near the Redwood City Lagoon. (CBS)

Internal Bleeding Found In Dead Peninsula Sharks

A necropsy by California Fish and Game officials found that dozens of leopard sharks found dead in Redwood City were likely suffering from massive internal bleeding.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

Leopard shark, Foster City beach

State Investigating Shark Die-Off On Peninsula Shores

State wildlife officials were investigating why dozens of dead sharks have been washing up on the western shore of San Francisco Bay.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011