Attacks & Incidents

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12-year-old recovering from possible shark bite in North Carolina

12-year-old recovering from possible shark bite in North Carolina

Published by WNCT Staff, July 26, 2012 WILMINGTON, N.C. – A 12-year-old boy is recovering from a possible shark bite this morning. He was bitten by something at Ocean Isle Beach Tuesday. A 9-1-1 call was placed by the boy’s aunt. Victim’s aunt: “I don’t know if my nephew has been bitten by something, he

Reunion’s Surfers Demand Actions after Fatal Shark Attack

Reunion’s Surfers Demand Actions after Fatal Shark Attack

After third shark attack fatality, Protesters ask Prefect of Reunion Island to allow shark fishing in Marine Reserve. In the aftermath of the latest fatal shark attack in Reunion (here), about 300 people (most of them surfers) gathered in front of the Prefecture building in Saint-Denis early this afternoon.

Reunion Island: The death of a surfer revives the controversy over sharks

Reunion Island: The death of a surfer revives the controversy over sharks

Reunion Island: The death of a surfer revives the controversy over sharks. The following provides an update and more information on the previous article Shark kills surfer off France’s Reunion island. The information-site zinfos974 is reporting that the body of Alexander Rassiga ( 21 ) who succumbed to a fatal shark attack yesterday afternoon at Trois-Bassins located on the...

Shark kills surfer off France’s Reunion island

Shark kills surfer off France’s Reunion island

A shark mauled a surfer to death on Monday in an attack off the coast of France's Indian Ocean island of Reunion, emergency services said.

ALEC rejects live export chasing shark theory

ALEC rejects live export chasing shark theory

Beef Central – Live Export News 18 Jul 2012 A statement by the Humane Society International (see here) suggesting a link between livestock exports from Fremantle and recent shark attacks off the West Australian Coast is a shameful exercise in denigrating the livestock export industry, according to CEO of the Australian Livestock Export Council Alison

HSI identifies a possible connection between shark attacks and live export vessels

HSI identifies a possible connection between shark attacks and live export vessels

Media Release Humane Society International 18th July 2012 -SYDNEY Following the spate of recent shark attacks in Western Australia, Humane Society International (HSI) has called on the Western Australian Government to look into all aspects that may be affecting shark behaviour. HSI believes there may be a possible connection between the export of live sheep

WA to look at white shark protection status after 5th fatal attack

WA to look at white shark protection status after 5th fatal attack

Ministerial Media Statement Norman Moore Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Fisheries; Electoral Affairs Sun 15 July, 2012 WA to look at white shark protection status Portfolio: Fisheries Fisheries Minister to seek Federal Govt research on white shark protection WA dealing with an unprecedented spate of shark attack fatalities Call for a review of the protection

Response to fatal shark attack south of Wedge Island

Response to fatal shark attack south of Wedge Island

Department of Fisheries Western Australia Media Release Saturday 14 July 2012 The Department of Fisheries has been assisting WA Police, to investigate and follow up today’s fatal shark attack north of Lancelin, which occurred around 9am. A surfer was taken by what is believed to have been a white shark, while he was surfing approximately

Surfer killed by shark near Perth

Surfer killed by shark near Perth

Surfer killed by shark near Perth West Australian surfer killed in a shark attack south of Wedge Island, some 160km north of Perth. The fatal attack occurred at 1pm

Missing diver’s equipment apparently ripped by shark

Missing diver’s equipment apparently ripped by shark

Search called off for missing diver Victoria Police News Wednesday, 11 July 2012 15:09 The search has been called off for a scuba diver missing off the coast of Port Lonsdale since Saturday. Karen Lee, 42 , from Preston, was diving with a group on a chartered dive about 3 nautical miles off the Bellarine

Kayaker Attacked by Shark Off California Coast

Kayaker Attacked by Shark Off California Coast

Fremont man attacked by shark near Pleasure Point   By Shanna McCord, MercuryNews.com 07/07/2012 PLEASURE POINT — A Fremont man was fishing from his kayak near Pleasure Point when a 14-18-foot shark attacked the small yellow boat, leaving a large bite mark on the front end. The 52-year-old man was thrown from the kayak but

A SOUTH African surfer survived an attack by a shark

A SOUTH African surfer survived an attack by a shark

Surfer attacked by 4.6-metre shark A SOUTH African surfer survived an attack by a shark measuring up to 4.5 metres at a popular beach on Friday, rescuers said. Jacque Mostert, 29, was attacked and injured while he was surfing during a holiday in Stilbaai in Western Cape province, Rico Menezies of the National Sea Rescue

6-year-old boy bitten by shark off Jupiter Beach, Florida

6-year-old boy bitten by shark off Jupiter Beach, Florida

Boy’s condition upgraded after shark bite Child rushed to hospital after Tuesday incident at Jupiter Beach Published by WPBF 25 News, Jun 27, 2012 JUPITER, Fla. – A 6-year-old boy who was bitten by a shark Tuesday was upgraded from serious to good condition on Wednesday, WPBF 25 News has learned. Police said the boy

Florida: Shark bites surfer off New Smyrna Beach

Florida: Shark bites surfer off New Smyrna Beach

26-year-old Edgewater surfer suffers shark bite to foot in New Smyrna Beach waters Posted Tue, 2012-06-26 16:29 By HENRY FREDERICK Reported first by Headline Surfer. Rainy weather on this Tuesday afternoon from Tropical Storm Debby kept beachgoers away from the hard sands of New Smyrna Beach, but that didn’t keep surfers out of the water,

SMALL SHARK INJURES GIRL AT KAHANA BEACH

SMALL SHARK INJURES GIRL AT KAHANA BEACH

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR For Immediate Release: June 26, 2012 KAHULUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is responding to a shark incident reported about 10 a.m. today at Kahana Beach, fronting the Hololani Resort, 4401 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy., located a third of a mile

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