About the Shark Research Committee


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         and
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Pacific Coast
Shark News

Sharks of the Pacific Coast

White Shark Biosketch

Distribution and Diet of Pacific Coast White Sharks

Predatory Behavior of Pacific Coast White Sharks

Shark/Human Interactions Along the Pacific Coast

Pacific Coast
Shark Attack
Statistics


Fatal Pacific Coast Shark Attacks
1900  —  Present

Shark Attacks Along the Pacific Coast  2000 —

Shark Attacks Along the Pacific Coast - 1990s

Case Histories of Unprovoked White Shark Attacks:

  Divers
  Kayakers
  Surfers
  Swimmers

White Shark Interactions with Inanimate Objects

Publications

Shark Encounters:

White Shark Encounters Along the Pacific Coast

Soupfin Shark Encounter

Reporting Forms:

 Shark Attack

  Shark Encounter

  Shark Predation

Shark Web Sites:

Recommended Links

'Save the Sharks  Save the Oceans'


Pacific Coast Shark Attacks:  2000 - Present

Date

Victim

Activity

Location

Outcome

29 Sep 2000

P. E.

Surfing

Mavericks, Half Moon Bay, CA

Survived

4 Nov 2000

C. S.

Surfing

"Bunkers" North Jetty, Humboldt Bay, CA

Survived

31 May 2002

L. F.

Surfing

Stinson Beach, CA

Survived

21 Sep 2002

R. R.

Surfing

Moonstone Beach, CA

Survived

23 Sep 2002

G. T.

Surfing

Cape Kiwanda, OR

Survived

28 Nov 2002

M. C.

Surfing

Salmon Creek, CA

Survived

19 Aug 2003

D. F.

Swimming

Avila, CA

Fatal

28 May 2004

B. C.

Surfing

Salmon Creek, CA

Survived

26 Jun 2004 K. F. Surfing San Onofre State Beach, Trail 1, CA Survived

15 Aug 2004

R. F.

Diving

Ten Mile River Beach, Ft. Bragg, CA

Fatal

20 Aug 2004 S. L. Surfing 204s, San Clemente, CA Survived
20 Sep 2004 S. M. Surfing Gold Beach, OR Survived
1 Oct 2004 C. W. Surfing Lifeguard Tower 16, Huntington Beach, CA Survived
2 Oct 2004 B. I. Surfing Pismo Beach, CA Survived
10 Oct 2004 P. DJ. Surfing Limantour Beach, Point Reyes, CA Survived
11 Nov 2004 B. K. Surfing "Bunkers" North Jetty, Humboldt Bay, CA Survived
24 Aug 2005 T. S. Surfing Scripps Pier, La Jolla Shores, CA Survived
19 Oct 2005 M. H. Surfing Salmon Creek, CA Survived
21 Oct 2005 C. R. Surfing Mouth of the Klamath River, CA Survived
2 Nov 2005 J. D. Surfing Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA Survived
3 Nov 2005 T. W. Surfing Pillar Point, Mavericks, Half Moon Bay, CA Survived
24 Dec 2005 B. A. Surfing First Point, Tillamook Head, OR Survived
18 Jan 2006 M. L. Surfing Second Bowl, 'The Hook,' Santa Cruz, CA Survived
17 Jun 2006 J. P. Diving Monterey Plaza Hotel Beach, CA Survived
31 Jul 2006 R. M. Surfing Short Sands Beach, Oswald State Park, OR Survived
29 Aug 2006 T. L. Surfing South Jetty, Siuslaw River, Florence, OR Survived
31 Oct 2006 T. P. Surfing Siletz River, Lincoln City, OR Survived
10 Dec 2006 R. F. Surfing Dillon Beach, CA Survived
30 Jun 2007 K. Z. Swimming Will Rogers State Beach, CA Survived
17 Jul 2007 S. L. Swimming Faria Beach, CA Survived
21 Jul 2007 "Dan" Kayaking Bean Hollow Beach, Pigeon Point, CA Survived
22 Jul 2007 V. C. Paddleboard Malibu, CA Survived
28 Jul 2007 J. S. Surfing Imperial Beach, CA Survived
28 Aug 2007 T. E. Surfing Marina State Beach, CA Survived
27 Sep 2007 S. S. Surfing Moonstone Beach, Humboldt County, CA Survived
30 Sep 2007 A. S. Surfing Santa Monica Beach, CA Survived
7 Oct 2007 S. B. Surfing Venice Beach, CA Survived
7 Mar 2008 T. L. Surfing Dog Beach, Huntington Beach, CA Survived
25 Apr 2008 D. M. Swimming Fletcher Cove, Solana Beach, CA Fatal
21 Jun 2008 B.P. Kayaking West Cove, Catalina Island, CA Survived
8 Sep 2008 K. K. Surfing Surf Beach, Santa Barbara County, CA Survived
20 Dec 2008 T. J. Kayaking Dillon Beach, CA Survived
6 Apr 2009 R. A. Diving La Jolla, CA Survived
11 Jul 2009 B. H. Paddleboard San Onofre State Beach, CA Survived
25 Aug 2009 B. E. Swimming Terramar Beach, Carlsbad, CA Survived
30 Aug 2009 C. H. Surfing Huntington Beach, CA Survived
24 Oct 2009 S. B. Surfing San Onofre State Beach, Trail 5, CA Survived
5 Nov 2009 E. G. Surfing Lagunas, Santa Cruz, CA Survived
16 Nov 2009 J. W. Fishing Loch Lomond, San Rafael, CA Survived
2 Jul 2010 D. C. Surfing Silver Shoals at Shell Beach (Pismo Beach), CA Survived
2 Jul 2010 D. B. Paddleboard Dog Patch, San Onofre State Beach, CA Survived
2 Aug 2010 D. S. Kayaking 5 Nautical Miles off Gaviota State Beach, CA Survived
14 Aug 2010 A. C. Kayaking Bean Hollow Beach, Pigeon Point, CA Survived
27 Sep 2010 D. L. Surfing South Jetty, Umpqua River, Winchester Bay, OR Survived
22 Oct 2010 L. R. Boogie Brdg Surf Beach , Vandenberg AFB, CA Fatal
28 Oct 2010 S. M. Surfing North Jetty, Siuslaw River, Florence, OR Survived
6 Jun 2011 J. S. Diving Reef near Children's Pool, La Jolla, CA Survived
24 Jun 2011 D. G. Surfing San Onofre State Beach, 'Four Doors', CA Survived
11 Sep 2011 B. R. Surfing Samoa Beach, Eureka, CA Survived
10 Oct 2011 D. N. Surfing 'The Cove', Seaside, OR Survived
20 Oct 2011 B. G. Surfing South Beach State Park, Newport, OR Survived
29 Oct 2011 E. T. Surfing Marina State Beach, Marina, CA Survived
22 Nov 2011 H. P. Kayaking Pigeon Point, CA Survived
6 Dec 2011 ? Surfing Seaside Cove, Seaside, OR Survived
13 Jan 2012 S. H. Surfing Nelscott Reef, Lincoln City, OR Survived
6 May 2012 R.M. Paddleboard near Avalon, Catalina Island, CA Survived
12 May 2012 J. N. Kayaking North of Leffingwell Landing, Cambria, CA Survived
7 Jul 2012 M. C. Kayaking Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz, CA Survived
31 Jul 2012 J. T. Surfing Topanga State Beach, CA Survived
7 Oct 2012 G. P. Windsurfing Davenport Landing, CA Survived
23 Oct 2012 F. S. Surfing Surf Beach near Ocean Park Beach, CA Fatal
30 Oct 2012 S. S. Surfing "Bunkers" North Jetty, Humboldt Bay, CA Survived
25 Jun 2013 M. F. Kayaking Linda Mar Beach, CA Survived
17 Aug 2013 W. Z. Surfing Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay, CA Survived
31 Aug 2013 N. K. Swimming Butterfly Beach, Santa Barbara, CA Survived
6 Oct 2013 J. S.
Surfing "Bunkers" North Jetty, Humboldt Bay, CA Survived
22 Nov 2013 A. G. Surfing Gleneden Beach, OR Survived

 

   


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