A Mako's Last Meal Part II: The Shark Bite Effect

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Celebrate Shark Week! In 2013, the world record mako shark was caught off the coast of California. Southwest Fisheries Science Center researcher, Antonella Preti, discovered an adult sea lion in its stomach, which you can experience in A Mako Shark's Last Meal: Part 1The previous link is a link to Non-Federal government web site. Click to review NOAA Fisheries Disclaimer.

In our new video, you’ll see that this sea lion is one of many that have been attacked by sharks. Some have survived such encounters, and their wounds provide important insight on the state of sharks in southern California. See how scientists are studying the shark bite effect. 

Watch the video: A Mako Shark's Last Meal Part II: The Shark Bite EffectThe previous link is a link to Non-Federal government web site. Click to review NOAA Fisheries Disclaimer


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