An interesting and informative article from our local paper, The Santa Barbara Independent, about the 'domestication' of the Great White Shark and the subsequent implications. By Alistair Crowley Four Southern California great white sharks have resided on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium since 2004 — each in the Outer Bay exhibit for as long as six months before being … [Read more...]
Great White Shark Caught & Released… Again.
The Los Angeles Times blogs about the female adolesecent Great White Shark that recently spent an 11-day stint in the glass slammer at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL, CALIFORNIA By Veronique de Turenne Remember the great white shark caught off the SoCal coast, moved to an exhibit in the Monterey Bay Aquarium, then released after 11 days because she … [Read more...]
Monterey Bay Aquarium Sets White Shark Free
If you were planning to visit the new great white shark on display at Monterey Bay Aquarium, you have missed your opportunity. The staff released the young female white shark today at 1:30, after only 11 days in captivity, because it had eaten only once during that time. She was delivered to the Santa Barbara Channel, tagged and released. “These decisions are always … [Read more...]