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Surfers And Scientists Team Up To Create The 'Perfect Wave'

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Marine ecologist Neil Hammerschlag says he can sometimes identify sharks like Emma (pictured) by the way they move. "It's pretty cool to be able to jump in the water and say, 'Hey look, there's Emma the tiger shark!' " Neil Hammerschlag hide caption

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A Marine Ecologist On Swimming With Sharks And What 'Jaws' Got Wrong

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Considered Southern California's premier big-wave surf spot, waves at Lunada Bay can reach up to 20 feet overhead in the winter months. Denise Guerra/NPR hide caption

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Lunada Bay Visitors Want Locals To Let Them Ride The Waves

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