Authorities say the 7-foot shark was thrashing to get free from the line for more than 40 minutes on Saturday before it bit a swimmer, who was treated at a hospital.
The unidentified swimmer was bitten just before 9:30 a.m., authorities said.
Many southern Californians are already familiar with the photo of what appears to be a possible Great White shark swimming feet away from the photographer’s family — but a number of experts now argue that the animal may not be a shark after all.
Did a shark photobomb a Manhattan Beach family Friday?
A Southern California surfer got up close and personal with a shark on Tuesday.
A baby shark was spotted Friday at a popular surfing spot in Seal Beach, authorities said.
Two Orange County men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a woman whose right arm had just been bitten off by a shark.
A Cerritos woman is lucky to be alive Thursday after surviving a shark attack in Hawaii.
Swimmers were cleared from the water off Manhattan Beach Tuesday evening after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol helicopter spotted a shark near shore.
A naked body that washed ashore a Southern California beach is believed to be that of a missing surfer who was likely attacked by a shark after drowning, officials said Thursday.
A Marina del Rey man is recovering after a shark attacked him off the coast of Hawaii.
A 5-foot-long shark died after being put in an above-ground pool at a Van Nuys home where a Kmart commercial was being filmed.
The California Department of Fish and Game believes that great white sharks should be listed as threatened or endangered species under the state’s Endangered Species Act.
A 2-pound leopard shark fell from the sky on Monday and landed on an Orange County golf course.
A 15 to 16-foot great white shark killed a surfer Tuesday near Surf Beach in Lompoc.