Park rangers were warning surfers to stay out of the water after a great white shark leaped out of the water and attacked an elephant seal off a Santa Cruz area beach.
A professional surfer competing in a contest at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach left the water in the middle of a heat after saying he saw a large shark.
A surfer who was bitten in the neck and arm by a shark off a Monterey County beach Saturday could leave Regional Medical Center in San Jose just days after his brush with death.
While a Monterey man continues to nurse serious injuries from an apparent shark attack on Saturday, at least one shark expert said it should come as no surprise.
A surfer was hospitalized after being attacked by a shark off a Monterey beach.
Monterey Bay Aquarium officials successfully released a young great white shark back into the ocean on Tuesday afternoon.
California’s governor has signed a bill banning the sale, trade or possession of shark fins, joining several other states in trying to protect the dwindling shark population.
Warning signs were posted because of shark sightings along California’s central coast, including a 10-footer eating a seal off Cayucos.
Aquarium officials say the four-foot, seven-inch male shark was transferred from Malibu to Monterey and placed in the aquarium’s Open Sea exhibit on Wednesday night. The aquarium hopes to keep it on display for the next several months.
Authorities have reopened a Central California beach where a shark attack killed a 19-year-old college student last week.