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Shark

A shark left bite marks on Jay Scrivner's surfboard during an attack near Humboldt Bay on October 6, 2013. (CBS)

Surfer Survives Shark Attack Near Humboldt Bay

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.

10/07/2013

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Great White Shark Off Stinson Beach Prompts Swimming, Surfing Ban

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.

08/20/2013

A shark spotted Wednesday on the San Francisco Bay (Peter Tompkins/CBS)

Tug Boat Crew Gets Video Of Shark In San Francisco Bay

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.

08/07/2013

Shark Fins

California Shark Fin Ban Goes Into Effect Despite Ongoing Legal Battle

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.

07/01/2013

Micah Flanaburg shows off his kayak after he and his father-in-law were attacked by a great white shark off Pacifica State Beach on June 25, 2013. (CBS)

Great White Shark Attacks Kayakers Off Pacifica State Beach

A great white shark attacked a kayaker fishing with his father-in-law off Pacifica State Beach near Linda Mar Tuesday afternoon.

06/25/2013

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Man Accused Of Selling Young Sharks Out Of Milpitas Store

A Milpitas man accused of selling young nurse sharks over the Internet faces charges in South Florida.

06/12/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

NorCal Surfer Survived Shark Attack By Punching Its Head

A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack said he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him.

10/31/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

A 14-foot-long great white shark was spotted off the coast of Aptos near Seascape and Rio Del Mar beaches on July 19, 2012. (Specialized Helicopters)

14-Foot Great White Shark Spotted Off Santa Cruz County Coast

A 14-foot great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Aptos, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

07/19/2012

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Shark Bites Livermore Teenager On Hawaii Vacation

A 16-year-old girl from Livermore on vacation in Maui was bitten by a shark, according to fire officials.

06/26/2012

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