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State assembly passes shark research funding bill

State assembly passes shark research funding bill

May 31, 2018

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 fund...

CSULB professor’s shark bill still afloat

CSULB professor’s shark bill still afloat

April 29, 2018

Professor and shark guru Chris Lowe was on the edge of his seat Tuesday when the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee unanimously approved his shark funding bill. Assembly Bill 2191 would allocate funding to...

California Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell hosts Shark Day

California Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell hosts Shark Day

March 11, 2018

Popularized films such as “Jaws” and “Finding Nemo” have long exacerbated the fear of sharks, but on Saturday, Cal State Long Beach and Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell’s office collaborated in hosting ...

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

Shark bill proposes $4 million budget

March 11, 2018

A new bill proposes a five-year, $4 million budget to fund research, education and monitoring of white sharks in southern California. Chris Lowe, Cal State Long Beach professor and Shark Lab director, recentl...

CSULB to give the 411 on sharks

CSULB to give the 411 on sharks

March 6, 2018

Calling all marine life enthusiasts and beach goers — Shark Day at Cal State Long Beach has got you covered. Chris Lowe, biology professor at Cal State Long Beach and recurring guest star on Discover...

Shark Lab receives generous donation to expand their fleet

Shark Lab receives generous donation to expand their fleet

February 21, 2018

Members of the Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab are eager to test the waters in the newest addition to their collection of aquatic vessels.   The Shark Lab, headed by Director of the CSULB Shark Lab ...

CSULB’s Shark Lab continues pioneering

Blake Pinto, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Acoustic telemetry, autonomous underwater robots and a PH level sensing probe are just a few of the contributions California State University, Long Beach’s legendary shark lab provides. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Lowe – whom you may have seen on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week – students from around the world come to conduct research on campus for a chance to handle and study live sharks. That’s right: th...