Great white shark

"Mary Lee," shark captured and outfitted with tracking device by OCEARCH.

Great white shark moves back to northeast

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The great white shark known as Mary Lee is headed north again after spending a number of weeks this winter along the Southeast coast. WATCH this video where researcher Chris Fischer (!) says Mary is ‘blowing our minds.’

01/31/2013

"Mary Lee," shark captured and outfitted with tracking device by OCEARCH.

Interview with a shark chaser

A 3,456-pound female shark, named “Mary Lee”, was captured off Cape Cod last September 17 by OCEARCH, a nonprofit research group that studies the ocean’s giants. LISTEN to this interview with the group’s founder to learn more about their work.

01/28/2013

Calif. surfer bitten by shark punched its head

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A 25-year-old California surfer who survived a shark attack says he punched the shark in the head until it finally released him. Scott Stephens spoke about his ordeal at a news […]

10/31/2012

Surfer bitten by shark in latest attack off Calif.

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – Hospital officials were expected to release more information Wednesday after a 25-year-old surfer was apparently bitten by a shark off the coast of Eureka, the latest in a string of shark […]

10/31/2012

Central beaches reopen after fatal shark attack

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – Three Central California beaches that were closed following a deadly shark attack on a surfer have reopened. Vandenberg Air Force Base spokesman Michael Peterson says the 72-hour closure […]

10/26/2012

Calif. surfer killed in shark attack off air base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – A shark attack at an Air Force base beach killed an experienced 39-year-old surfer, following months of frequent shark sightings along the central California coast. Francisco Javier Solorio […]

10/24/2012

Santa Barbara Harbor posts shark warnings

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) – Warning signs have been posted after a 14-foot great white shark was spotted in the Santa Barbara Harbor. The County office of Emergency Management says a surfer saw the shark […]

09/27/2012

Shark sighting leads to warning signs

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) – Warning signs have been posted after a 15-foot great white shark was spotted at the Santa Barbara Harbor entrance. A fisherman saw the shark Monday afternoon in the area between […]

08/28/2012

Great white swims past surfers, warnings posted

(AP) – A great white shark sighting has led to warning signs on California central coast beaches. Surfers spotted the shark on Tuesday near Leadbetter Point in Santa Barbara. KSBY-TV says the shark was swimming […]

08/15/2012