Beach Attendance, Surf Rescues, and Shark Attacks

As recreational beach attendance goes up, even over a short period, it brings more people into a shark's natural habitat and increases human-shark interactions.

USA Beach Attendance, Surf Rescues, and Shark Attacks

1994-2000

Last updated: June 21, 2013

Florida Beach Attendance, Surf Rescues, and Shark Attacks

1994-2000

Last updated: June 21, 2013

California Beach Attendance, Surf Rescues, and Shark Attacks

1990-2000

Last updated: June 21, 2013

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