Researchers Hunting Great Whites Off CA Coast

Researchers have been trying to tag great white sharks off Southern California where large numbers of the predators close to shore have forced closures of beaches recently. The Orange County Register reports lifeguards using boats and other watercraft helped researchers from the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach, look for sharks Wednesday.  The search covering the water off San Clemente and neighboring Dana Point.

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Scientists have said it is not uncommon to see juvenile great whites off the California coast, but larger sharks have been spotted among the gatherings seen lately.


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