John E. McCosker

Guest blogger Dr. John E. McCosker is the Chair of Aquatic Biology at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

JAWS along our Coast

Benchley’s book and Spielberg’s classic film Jaws might well have been set off San Francisco, in that although shark attacks are rare events, the fear and publicity associated with sharks off central California is on most everyone’s mind. The White shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as the Great White Shark, requires no hyperbole. It is … Continue reading JAWS along our Coast →