Redondo Beach, California: 16-Foot-Long Shark In A Gift Shop (Closed)

"Georgette" was a 16-foot-long preserved and mounted great white shark that weighed 3,400 pounds when it got caught in a fishing net. Store closed in 2013, shark moved to Ocean Institute in Dana Point.
Torrance Blvd. straight into the Fisherman's Wharf parking lot. At "Shark Attack," the last shop on the right fork of the Fisherman's Wharf pier.
Feb. 2014: Reported closed.

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16-Foot-Long Shark In A Gift Shop

The "Shark Attack" gift shop is closed, gone out of business.

[David Kamada, 02/19/2014]

The store closed in November 2013 after 25 years in business. The 16-foot-long stuffed shark, Georgette, moved to the Ocean Institute at nearby Dana Point -- the centerpiece of its "Sustainable Seas" exhibit. July 2015: Reported gone from Dana Point, no one knows where...


16-Foot-Long Shark In A Gift Shop

Redondo Beach pier - last shop on right fork. Sign for shop says: "Home of the great white shark exhibit." Price $1.50. Georgette is in a dark room in back. Nice lesson about sharks in general and Georgette in specific. You have to ask at the front counter to see Georgette. Worth a look if you are in the area.

[Ellis A. Swidgen, 07/11/2012]

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