A surfer claims he was in the water off of Manresa State Beach around 6:45 Saturday evening when a Great White popped him into the air before chomping his board and pulling him under water briefly.
The science complex in Golden Gate Park installed the cameras a few months back and they offer awesome image quality of the blacktip reef sharks and bamboo sharks inside the museum’s shallow enclosure. Viewers can toggle between reef and lagoon views while getting a description of the sharks and their roomies (mostly rays and smaller fish).
A recent study published in PLOS ONE found that the number of sharks swimming in the Pacific is around 2,400, about six times the number previously estimated.
Recent shark sightings in Southern California, one the ended in an attack on Saturday, is enough of a reason to want to stay dry on shore this summer. But data shows shark attacks are down.
Giant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among the hundreds of fossils being carefully unearthed at a dam construction site in Fremont.
Great White sharks are thought of as one of the world’s most feared predators, but documentary filmmakers say the tables have been turned after a nearly 10-foot shark was eaten by another sea creature in the waters off Australia.
Jay Scrivner was waiting for waves off the Northern California coast near his hometown of Eureka on Sunday morning after surfing for about two hours when a great white he estimated at about 8-to-9 feet long bit his thigh and board.
The Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.
The crew of a tug boat said they were at the Hyde Street Pier fueling up when they spotted the shark. They were not able to determine if it was a Great White or a Mako.
A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins took effect Monday although local Chinese neighborhood groups continued to fight the legislation in federal court and are holding a noon rally in Oakland’s Chinatown.