Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

California Department of Fish and Wildlife



The type of shark that killed a surfer in Santa Cruz County last weekend has been identified. But that’s just one of the pieces of the puzzle in this rare attack. 


Elkhorn Slough’s native oyster population is at risk of disappearing. Olympia oysters have made the Slough their home for 8,000 years. Now, scientists are trying to save the species using aquaculture.