Report Shark Observations and Catch

Welcome to Shark Stewards California Shark Watch Reporting Platform.

Shark Watch California is a community science program giving youth and everyone access to science, the ability to contribute observations and data of elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) in the wild, including catch, and catch and release, of large sharks in State waters.

Want to know what kind of California shark you are seeing? Download one of our free science sheets on common sharks, and follow us on social media for new additions!

Contribute your observation here!

Young White Shark Caught and Released Manhattan Pier CA

Use the form below to report a shark catch or sighting.