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Sharks are in SoCal waters. But what does it mean for them?




An underwater shot of a white shark.
An underwater shot of a white shark.
CSULB Shark Lab

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Picture this: You're at the beach, enjoying a day of sand in your toes and sea breeze in your hair.

When suddenly... YIKES! Someone spots a shark!

 

These ocean creatures have been popping up off our coasts lately, leading to beach closures. But what does this signal for the sharks themselves, and their conservation?

To find out, Christopher Lowe joined Take Two. He's a professor of marine biology, and the director of the Shark Lab at Cal State Long Beach.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.