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Tag: Shark Lab
Recent weather takes bite from Shark Lab budget
The recent parade of storms has reached LBSU, affecting the Shark Lab, resulting in lost data and the need to replace expensive equipment.
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CSULB’s Shark Lab sees record-high number of white sharks off Southern California beaches
According to Chris Lowe, director of Long Beach State’s Shark Lab, juvenile white sharks have remained in the area partially due to warmer waters and an abundance of prey.
CSULB students use drone technology to survey shark patterns
The Shark Lab at CSULB has teamed up with Fullerton College to create a “shark forecast” to better understand the behavior of sharks and their interaction with humans.
Ocean Resiliency fundraiser gala supports CSULB’s Shark Lab
The event helped raise funds for the university and the Aquarium of the Pacific while speakers stressed the importance of protecting oceans.
CSULB athletics hosts Beach Day for the Long Beach community
Long Beach State celebrated Beach Day at Rosie’s Point to kick off the beginning of fall semester. The event, in collaboration with CSULB’s Shark Lab, let the Long Beach community play volleyball with learn about sharks Aug. 30.
LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.
The Long Beach State Shark Lab plans to donate close to 5,000 illegally obtained shark jaws to schools and museums for research and education. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted the Shark Lab in June 2018 regarding 4,865 shark jaws obtained from an importer during an inspection at the Port[Read More…]
Student Spotlight: Shark Lab
The on-campus Shark Lab has been recognized worldwide for its research on “the physiological and behavioral ecology of marine animals.” Directed by Christopher Lowe, professor of marine biology, the lab depends on the contributions of student researchers such as research technician Arthur Barraza and biology graduate students Echelle Burns and[Read More…]
State assembly passes shark research funding bill
A bill intended to create a White Shark Population Monitoring and Beach Safety Program in California passed the state assembly floor Thursday. Formally called Assembly Bill 2191, the program would grant funding to organizations involved in research on white sharks and the promotion of public safety in the state’s beaches.[Read More…]