Chris Lowe

director of Sharklab at Cal State Long Beach

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Director of the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab

Chris Lowe on KCRW

CSU Long Beach researchers are investigating two local incidents of sharks biting humans, but they say the attacks are rare and movies often misrepresent the marine predators.

Shark incidents in SoCal: Real risk or media hype?

CSU Long Beach researchers are investigating two local incidents of sharks biting humans, but they say the attacks are rare and movies often misrepresent the marine predators.

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Sharks are usually considered lone apex predators, cruising the ocean in search of food and not much else. But new research suggests some sharks are a lot more social than we realize.

Do some sharks have besties? New research shows they’re not solitary predators like we think

Sharks are usually considered lone apex predators, cruising the ocean in search of food and not much else. But new research suggests some sharks are a lot more social than we realize.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This year, researchers with the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab tagged three times as many sharks as last year, even with fewer marine biologists in the field because of COVID safety…

Sharks along Southern California coast: Researchers are seeing three times as many as before

This year, researchers with the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab tagged three times as many sharks as last year, even with fewer marine biologists in the field because of COVID safety…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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