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The Giant Fish With a Skelton Like a Shark

Crossing the Gulf of the Farallones is always an eventful experience. Currents and tides aggregate plankton and planktivorous (plankton-eating) fish, which in turn attract harbor porpoises, seabirds and humpback whales. The rich seawater upwelled from the deep waters, feeds a proliferation of plankton, attracting marine life from across the Pacific into the Sanctuary waters. One of the most unusual fish is the giant ocean sunfish.

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Sharktober Sanctuary Wildlife Adventures

Journey Into the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Join Shark expert David McGuire on a unique exploration into the Gulf of the Farallones, observing, photographing and recording marine wildlife from seabirds […]

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Occasionally People Get Bit by White Sharks- What is your Relative Risk?

A Stanford study, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in 2017, finds that despite increasing records of shark attacks, mostly by white sharks in California, the individual attack risk has dropped by more than 91 percent during the past six decades. The study indicates that the highest risk group, Surfers, which have a 1-in-17 million chance of being bitten by a white shark in California.

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