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List of recent shark attacks in California: Few are fatal

List of Shark Attacks in California's Pacific Coast shoreline from 2003-2008, compiled by the Shark Research Committee:

2008
April 25 - Swimmer near Solana Beach near San Diego. Fatal.
March 7 - Surfer at Dog Beach in Huntington Beach. Survived.

2007
June 30 - Swimmer at Will Rogers State Beach. Survived
July 17 - Swimmer at Faria Beach. Survived.
July 21 - Kayaker at Bean Hollow Beach in San Mateo County. Survived.
July 22 - Paddleboarder in Malibu. Survived.
July 28 - Surfer at Imperial Beach. Survived
Aug 28 - Surfer at Marina State Beach. Survived.
Sept. 27 - Surfer at Moonstone Beach in Humboldt County. Survived.
Sept. 30 - Surfer at Santa Monica Beach. Survived.
Oct. 07 - Surfer at Venice Beach. Survived.

2006
Jan 18 - Surfer at Second Bowl, 'The Hook', Santa Cruz. Survived.
June 17 - Diver at Monterey Plaza Hotel Beach. Survived.
Dec 10 - Surfer at Dillon Beach. Survived.

2005
Aug. 24 - Surfer at Scripps Pier, La Jolla Shores. Survived.
Oct. 19 - Surfer at Salmon Creek. Survived.
Oct. 21 - Surfer at Mouth of the Klamath River. Survived.
Nov. 02 - Surfer at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Survived.
Nov. 03 - Surfer at Pillar Point, Mavericks, Half Moon Bay. Survived.

2004
May 24 - Surfer at Salmon Creek. Survived.
Jun 26 - Surfer at San Onofre - Trail # 1. Survived.
Aug 15 - Diver at Ten Mile River Beach, Ft. Bragg. Fatal.
Aug 20 - Surfer at 204s, San Clemente,. Survived.
Oct 01 - Surfer at Lifeguard Tower 16, Huntington Beach. Survived.
Oct 02 - Surfer at Pismo Beach. Survived.
Oct 10 - Surfer at Limantour Beach at Point Reyes. Survived.
Nov 11 - Surfer at "Bunkers" at North Jetty, Humboldt Bay. Survived.

2003
Aug 19 - Swimmer attacked in Avila. Fatal.

27 in total from 2003-2008
Source: Shark Research Committee

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