Thank you all for a successful symposium! Hope everyone enjoyed the venue here in Catalina! See you all in Seattle for the 3rd Northeast Pacific Shark Symposium in Seattle in 2018!



Hotel Accommodation

For those who are flying in the day before the ferry, we have complied a list of hotels to spend the night in Long Beach or San Pedro, California.

Long Beach

Hotel Current
5325 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804

Super 8 Long Beach 

 4201 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90804

Queen Mary

1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

Hotel Maya- Doubletree by Hilton

700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, California, 90802, USA

Residence Inn

600 Queensway Dr

Renaissance Long Beach

111 E Ocean Blvd

San Pedro

Best Western Plus

111 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731

Double Tree by Hilton

2800 Via Cabrillo-Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731


Abstracts extended!

Hi Folks,

Apparently, some people have had difficulties uploading abstracts.  We will extend abstract submission deadline until Feb 25th.  Please contact Jillian Sawyna ( if you have trouble with your abstract.  Please contact Emily Meese ( about housing and dietary restrictions.


Abstracts submissions have been extended to February 25th! Instructions located here! Click here for more information on housing  situations!


Registration now open!

Registration for the 2nd Northeast Pacific Shark Symposium is now open! It will be held at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on March 18, 2016! Please register as soon as possible, as space is limited. For more information about registration, please click here .