Attacks & Incidents

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South Africa: Shark mitigation measures sought for Port St Johns

South Africa: Shark mitigation measures sought for Port St Johns

South African Government News Agency 26. September 2014 ———————— Public invited to comment on measures to mitigate shark attacks Pretoria – Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, has invited the public to give their inputs on ways to mitigate shark attacks in Port St Johns, in the Eastern Cape. Department of Environmental Affairs spokesperson Zolile

Western Australia: More patrols, second shark barrier for South-West

Western Australia: More patrols, second shark barrier for South-West

Media Release Department of Fisheries, Western Australia 26. September 2014 —————————- The following statement was issued by the Premier, the Hon Colin Barnett, MLA Aerial patrols of South-West beaches by SLSWA to start in time for October school holidays State Government will provide additional $650,000 in 2014-15 to SLSWA to extend aerial patrols in the

Finned Sand Tiger Shark that survived a Human Attack

Finned Sand Tiger Shark that survived a Human Attack

She is a fully finned female sand tiger that survived and all wounds are healed. Angler did not tag her because her girth made them believe she was carrying pups and to release asap. She was caught in Ocean City, MD in a spot 36 others were caught(no they were not finned) in the past

29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

29th Shark killed on Drumline in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel (mail), Shark Year Magazine, 15. September 2014 Shark Fishing Program in Reunion Island: Two bull sharks and three tiger sharks harvested in less than a week, already 29 large sharks killed since January. In the early morning hours of last thursday, 11. September, two large bull shark were taken by fishermen working for

WA Drumlines: EPA recommends against extending shark catch and kill policy

WA Drumlines: EPA recommends against extending shark catch and kill policy

Media Statement Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) 11. September 2014 —————————- EPA recommends Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line proposal should not be implemented Summary: The Environmental Protection Authority has today announced it has recommended the Western Australian Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line Program 2014-2017 proposal should not be implemented. Release Date: 11 September 2014 Details: Following

Man dead after Fatal Shark Attack at Byron Bay – NSW Australia

Man dead after Fatal Shark Attack at Byron Bay – NSW Australia

Man attacked by shark at Byron Bay Sydney Morning Herald, September 9, 2014 A man has died following a shark attack at Byron Bay on the New South Wales far north coast, paramedics say. A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said the man died on Clarkes Beach just after 11am. Witnesses called triple-0 at 10.42am on Tuesday

Shark Attack File Clarification

Shark Attack File Clarification

Shark Attack File Clarification from us Shark Attack Survivors Many people wonder why our information is so much different than the information from the International Shark Attack File (ISAF). We both start off getting reports of shark attack. We both investigate and confirm the incident happened. At this point the number of attacks is pretty

Shark Attack at Pavilion, Muizenberg Beach South Africa

Shark Attack at  Pavilion, Muizenberg Beach South Africa

At 14h07, Friday, 01 August, NSRI Simonstown volunteer sea rescue duty crew and CMR (Cape Medical Response) were activated following reports of a man bitten by a shark while surfing off-shore of the Pavilion, Muizenberg Beach. The man was reported to have been assisted out of the water. NSRI Simonstown volunteers, CMR paramedics and a

Jim Abernathy, who runs the Florida-based dive company that Petty hired for the excursion, is well-known in the world of shark diving. The website grindtv.com describes him as a ‘controversial figure among the commercial shark-diving fraternity.’

Jim Abernathy, who runs the Florida-based dive company that Petty hired for the excursion, is well-known in the world of shark diving. The website grindtv.com describes him as a ‘controversial figure among the commercial shark-diving fraternity.’

We hate to add bits of information to the incidents here. 1. In the International Shark Attack File for 2014 attack summary this incident will not be listed as an attack, fatility. 2. The 2008 fatality on the same boat with the same captain where another diver was killed is currently not listed. 3. If

Shark Attack On Florida’s Akaloosa Island: Details Emerge Of 39-Year-Old Swimmer’s Ordeal

Shark Attack On Florida’s Akaloosa Island: Details Emerge Of 39-Year-Old Swimmer’s Ordeal

Shark Attack On Florida’s Akaloosa Island: Details Emerge Of 39-Year-Old Swimmer’s Ordeal Shark Attack On Florida Island The shark attack of an unidentified man on Florida’s Akaloosa Island is updated with details surrounding the event. As Inquisitr just reported, a man vacationing from Tennessee was bit on the foot by a shark Monday. More information

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