Chris Lowe

Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab

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Director of the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab

Chris Lowe on KCRW

There has been a lot of talk lately about shark activity off California’s Coast. In fact, there’s a juvenile shark nesting spot within a mile of Padaro Beach in Carpinteria.

Do shark bracelets really reduce the risk of shark attacks?

There has been a lot of talk lately about shark activity off California’s Coast. In fact, there’s a juvenile shark nesting spot within a mile of Padaro Beach in Carpinteria.

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Off the coast of Manhattan Beach, long-distance swimmer Steven Robles was out with friends  for a two-mile swim on Saturday.

Sharks!

Off the coast of Manhattan Beach, long-distance swimmer Steven Robles was out with friends  for a two-mile swim on Saturday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Early this month, lifeguards cleared El Porto Beach in Manhattan Beach after sighting a couple of great white sharks about 6 feet long.

Baby Sharks in Santa Monica Bay

Early this month, lifeguards cleared El Porto Beach in Manhattan Beach after sighting a couple of great white sharks about 6 feet long.

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