Nov 6 2012

More Sharks?

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — An abundance of squid showing up along the Central Coast, could mean more sharks are lurking in our waters. We found out if the squids are the answers to why people are spotting so many sharks off our shores.

Marine experts we spoke with today say it’s unusual to have so many sharks and squids in the water in such a short period of time. This year dozens of great white shark sightings along the Central Coast have people asking questions about the increase.

Just yesterday two young Great Whites were caught and released off Manhattan Pier. On Tuesday a man was attacked in Humboldt County across the bay from Eureka. He survived but his surf board paints a scary picture of what could have happened.

Last week, 39-year old Francisco Solorio Junior wasn’t as lucky. Solorio was killed off Surf Beach in Santa Barbara by a 16 foot Great White.

Full article and video here.

 

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