Attacks & Incidents

South Africa: Plett beaches closed after shark incident

South Africa: Plett beaches closed after shark incident

News Release The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) 25. September 2022 — — — — — — The NSRI and the Bitou Municipality appeal to the public to be cautious along the Plettenberg Bay and Southern Cape coastline. Beaches have been closed in Plettenberg Bay by Bitou Municipality. This sadly follows a fatal shark incident

Bahamas: Snorkeler killed by shark

Bahamas: Snorkeler killed by shark

Press Release Royal Bahamas Police Force 7th September 2022 — — — — — — — **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ****POLICE INVESTIGATES SHARK ATTACK ** Police on the island of New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding an apparent shark attack. According to reports, shortly before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 06th September 2022 police were alerted

Hawaii: Shark incident at Pāʻia Bay on Maui’s north shore

Hawaii: Shark incident at Pāʻia Bay on Maui’s north shore

News Release Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources 04. September 2022 — — — — — — — — — An apparent shark incident, this afternoon, at Pāʻia Bay on Maui’s north shore has prompted shark warning signs to go up from Baldwin Beach to Taveres Bay. A woman was transported to the hospital

California: Shark Encounter at Lovers Point Beach

California: Shark Encounter at Lovers Point Beach

Press Release City of Pacific Grove, Police Department 10 August 2022 — — — — — — Pacific Grove, California: On August 10, 2022, at approximately 11:30 am a paddleboarder off of Lovers Point Beach had a shark encounter approximately 150 yards from the Lovers Point Pier. During the encounter, the shark swam underneath, turned,

California: Swimmer bitten by shark at Lovers Point Beach

California: Swimmer bitten by shark at Lovers Point Beach

Press Release Chief Cathy MadaloneCity of Pacific Grove, Police Department June 22, 2022 — — — — — — — Shark Bite at Lovers Point Beach Pacific Grove, California: On June 22, 2022, at approximately 10:35 am, officers responded to the report of a shark attackat Lovers Point Beach. Pacific Grove Police Officers, Monterey Fire

California Shark Incidents 1950 – 2022

California Shark Incidents 1950 – 2022

Summary ofDocumented California Shark Incidents1950 – 2022 (As of March 2, 2022)California Department of Fish and Wildlife PDF-DOWNLOAD

New WA-made device added to Shark Deterrent Rebate scheme

New WA-made device added to Shark Deterrent Rebate scheme

Media Statement Hon Don Punch BPsych BSocwk MBA MLAMinister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Seniors and Ageing; Small Business Wednesday, 16 March 2022 — — — — $200 rebate to be extended to scientifically proven, locally made Rpela v2 surf device More than 7,000 rebates already claimed for personal shark deterrent devices McGowan Government investing in

Coast Guard rescues shark bite victim near Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues shark bite victim near Bahamas

News Release United States Coast Guard 21 February 2022 — — — — — — MIAMI —The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man, Monday, after he was bitten by a shark while fishing aboard a vessel near Bimini, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transferred him

Sydney: Human remains found following reports of shark attack – Malabar

Sydney: Human remains found following reports of shark attack – Malabar

Press Release NSW Police Force 16 February 2022 Police are investigating after reports of a shark attack in Sydney’s east today. About 4.35pm (Wednesday 16 February 2022), emergency services were called to the vicinity of Buchan Point, Malabar, after receiving a report that a shark attacked a swimmer in the water. Officers attached to Eastern

WA Shark patrols underway as State Budget provides funding certainty

WA Shark patrols underway as State Budget provides funding certainty

Media Release Department of Fisheries, Western Australia 04. September 2021 — — — — — — — — Surf Life Saving WA shark mitigation services funded until 2024-25 in State Budget Weekend patrols begin for Perth and South-West helicopters this weekend $12 million allocation in State Budget providing comprehensive beach and aerial patrols, integrated communication

Shark Incident off Grand Isle, Louisiana

Shark Incident off Grand Isle, Louisiana

Press Release U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland 03. September 2021 — — — — — — — — Coast Guard medevacs shark attack victim from fishing vessel 35 miles off Grand Isle, Louisiana NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crew member from a fishing vessel after a shark attack approximately 35 miles southeast

AUS: Fatal shark attack in Forster NSW

AUS: Fatal shark attack in Forster NSW

Press Release NSW Police Force Tuesday, 18 May 2021 — — — — — — — — Man dies in suspected shark attack – Forster A man’s died following a suspected shark attack on the state’s Mid North Coast this morning. About 11.20am (Tuesday 18 May 2021), emergency services were called to Tuncurry Beach, Forster,

04/20/21-NON-LIFE THREATING APPARENT SHARK INCIDENT ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND

04/20/21-NON-LIFE THREATING APPARENT SHARK INCIDENT ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND

News Release DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES 20. April 2021 — — — — — — — (HONOLULU) – First responders, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) and personnel from the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources are responding to a report of a non-fatal shark incident near the Kukio

RESEARCHERS & DLNR TEAM UP TO IDENTIFY SPECIES OF SHARKS INVOLVED IN ATTACKS

RESEARCHERS & DLNR TEAM UP TO IDENTIFY SPECIES OF SHARKS INVOLVED IN ATTACKS

News Release Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) 18. December 2020 — — — — — — — — — — — 100% Certainty Large Tiger Shark Killed Lahaina Man  (Honolulu) – Using new DNA barcoding technology, a pair of shark researchers at the University of Hawai‘i‘s – Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB)

Shark Warning Signs up at Maui’s Honolua Bay after Morning Incident

Shark Warning Signs up at Maui’s Honolua Bay after Morning Incident

News Release Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) 08. December 2020 — — — — — — — — — — — (HONOLULU) – Shark warning signs are up on either side of Honolua Bay after a man encountered a shark this morning. The signs are placed, one mile on either side of the