Attacks & Incidents

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

Surfer unhurt after shark bites his surfboard off Oceano State Beach

Surfer unhurt after shark bites his surfboard off Oceano State Beach

Lifeguards are warning of a shark attack in the water off Pier Avenue in Oceano on Saturday morning and a shark sighting off the Pismo Beach pier. A surfer was in the water sometime between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. at Oceano Dunes State Beach when the shark bit his board, Oceano Dunes District Superintendent

Shark bites 14-year-old boy in New Smyrna Beach

Shark bites 14-year-old boy in New Smyrna Beach

  NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. —A shark bite was reported Wednesday in the shark bite capital of the world. A 14-year-old boy from Edgewater suffered minor lacerations to his right foot after a shark bit him while the teen surfed around the jetty in New Smyrna Beach. Beach safety officers said the injuries were minor

Boy bitten by shark while swimming at SC island

Boy bitten by shark while swimming at SC island

ISLE OF PALMS, SC – A swimmer was bitten by a shark off the Isle of Palms coast Thursday afternoon. Dispatch confirms that a shark bit a person near 10th street about 6:30 p.m. WCSC-TV reported a teen boy was the victim. Chief Graham of the IOP Fire Department confirmed the boy was bitten by

A 7-foot long great white shark bit a man off of Southern California’s Manhattan Beach

A 7-foot long great white shark bit a man off of Southern California’s Manhattan Beach

Great white shark bites man near Southern California beach; swimmers told to stay out of water MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – A 7-foot (2.1-meter)-long great white shark bit a man who was swimming Saturday off of Southern California’s Manhattan Beach, officials said. Rick Flores, a Los Angeles County Fire spokesman, said the victim was bitten on

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital this afternoon after he was attacked by a shark

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital this afternoon after he was attacked by a shark

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital this afternoon after he was attacked by a shark 15-year-old boy apparently suffered lacerations after being attacked by a shark near Middleton. A TEENAGER was taken to hospital this afternoon after he was attacked by a shark at Middleton on the state’s south coast. Onlookers watched on in horror

WA: Review recommends drum lines stay for 3 years

WA: Review recommends drum lines stay for 3 years

Media Release Department of Fisheries, Western Australia 17. June 2014 ——————— The following media statement was issued by WA’s Premier, the Honorable Colin Barnett MEc MLA Shark review reveals by-catch kept to a minimum Catch data indicates no adverse effect on shark stocks 50 tiger sharks of three metres or greater caught on drum lines