Attacks & Incidents

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

Surfer Suffers Non-Life Threating Injuries after Shark Bite

Surfer Suffers Non-Life Threating Injuries after Shark Bite

Press Release City of Seaside, Ore. 06. December 2020 —- —– —- —- —- —- —- On Sunday, December 6, 2020 at approximately 3:26 p.m., Seaside Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a report of a shark bite victim in the area of the Seaside Cove. Both Seaside Fire and a local Medix crew arrived at

Fatal shark attack, Greenmount Beach

Fatal shark attack, Greenmount Beach

News Release Queensland Police 08. September 2020 — — — — — — — — — — Fatal shark attack, Greenmount Beach A 46-year-old Gold Coast man has died after being bitten by a shark at Greenmount Beach this afternoon. Around 5pm the man was pulled from the surf suffering from a life-threatening leg injury.

Woman bitten in suspected shark attack – Port Macquarie

Woman bitten in suspected shark attack – Port Macquarie

News Release NSW Police Force 15. August 2020 —- — — — — — — — A woman will undergo surgery after being bitten on the leg on the state’s Mid North Coast this morning. About 10am (Saturday 15 August 2020), emergency services were called to Shelly Beach on Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie, following reports

Maine: Name of Shark Attack Victim Released

Maine: Name of Shark Attack Victim Released

Press Release State of MaineDepartment of Marine Resources 28. July 2020 — — — — — —- — — Name of Shark Attack Victim Released – Officials Urge Caution for Swimmers and Paddlers in Casco Bay Region Augusta – The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) confirmed the identity of the woman killed yesterday by

Possible Fatal Shark Attack in Maine

Possible Fatal Shark Attack in Maine

Press Release State of MaineDepartment of Marine Resources 27. July 2020 — — — — — —- — — Marine Patrol Investigates Possible Fatal Shark Attack The Maine Marine Patrol is investigating the fatality of a woman today near Bailey Island. According to Marine Patrol, an eye witness reported that the woman was swimming off

Tasmania: 10 year-old boy stable after shark attack

Tasmania: 10 year-old boy stable after shark attack

News Release Ambulance Tasmania 16. July 2020 — — — — — — — — — A 10 year-old boy has been taken to the North West Regional Hospital following a shark attack this afternoon off Stanley on Tasmania’s North West Coast. The boy, from the North-West, was aboard a six-metre vessel on a fishing

White Shark Confirmed Responsible for Bite Following Death of Surfer at Wooli Beach

White Shark Confirmed Responsible for Bite Following Death of Surfer at Wooli Beach

Media Release NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) 12. July 2020 — — — — — — — — — — A NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) shark biologist has confirmed a white shark was responsible for a fatal bite at Wooli Beach, north of Coffs Harbour yesterday, based on photographs from the scene.

Teen dies in suspected shark attack – Grafton

Teen dies in suspected shark attack – Grafton

News Release NSW Police Force Saturday, 11 July 2020 —- — — — — — — — — — — A teenage boy has died in a suspected shark attack on the Mid North Coast today. Witnesses have told police a shark attacked the teenager while he was surfing at Wilsons Headland at Wooli Beach,

Fatal shark attack, Fraser Island

Fatal shark attack, Fraser Island

News Release Queensland Police 04. July 2020 — —– — — — — — — — — A 36-year-old Sunshine Coast man has died following a fatal shark bite off Fraser Island. The man was spearfishing in the waters off Indian Head when he was bitten by a shark. A doctor and nurse provided first