Attacks & Incidents

Shark Netting Programme in Noosa Waters Queensland AUS

Shark Netting Programme in Noosa Waters Queensland AUS

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 27. October 2011 Published by the Noosa Waters Residents Association (Inc.) on 22. October 2011: Shark netting programme Over recent years, there have been a number of sightings of sharks in the canals. We have had many discussions with Council and the State Government over who is responsible for removing

Bull Shark killed British Honeymooner in Seychelles

Bull Shark killed British Honeymooner in Seychelles

British honeymooner Ian Redmond was attacked by a bull shark, DNA analysis has revealed

Traps set near shark attack site

Traps set near shark attack site

By Ronan O’Connell, The West Australian, 24. October 2011 Six sophisticated shark traps were set in the ocean off Rottnest Island near where a 32-year-old Texan man was fatally attacked on Saturday in a bid to catch the man-eater. Fisheries Department regional manager Tony Cappelluti said two Fisheries boats had been anchored near where George

Great white shark kills diver in Australia

Great white shark kills diver in Australia

An American diver is believed to be the latest victim of a fatal shark attack in Western Australia, police said Saturday, just days after a man vanished while swimming in waters off the state capital Perth.

Oregon Surfer says shark chomped through board

Oregon Surfer says shark chomped through board

Oregon Surfer Bobby Gumm says shark chomped through board

Small Shark latched onto Man’s leg in Australia

Small Shark latched onto Man’s leg in Australia

Man bitten by shark at Elwood beach Mark Buttler, Herald Sun, 19. October 2011 A MAN has been bitten by a shark at inner-Melbourne Elwood Beach. Paramedics were called to the beach at 4.30pm after a report a man had been attacked. The man, an experienced scuba diver aged in his 50s, did not need

Russian shark attack victim receives treatment in Germany

Russian shark attack victim receives treatment in Germany

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 19. October 2011 The Primorsky Territory Administration continues to support Denis Udovenko who lost both arms below the elbow in a shark attack on August 17. He also suffered an injury to his leg. The shark attack survivor will soon receive funds from the regional budget for further medical treatment

Councillor calls for Shark Nets in Western Australia

Councillor calls for Shark Nets in Western Australia

Shark Year Magazine, 17. October 2011 The City of Nedlands is a Local Government Area in the inner western suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth. In the City of Nedlands Council Committee Meeting on Oct 11th, Councillor J D Bell (Hollywood Ward) expressed his condolences to the family of Mr Bryn Martin

Shark-bitten Body found in Reunion Island

Shark-bitten Body found in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 17. October 2011 On October 13, human remains were discovered floating in the water close to shore in La Possession, a commune which is located on the northwest side of Reunion Island. The authorities retrieved a leg and a woman’s torso showing bite marks apparently caused by shark(s). An autopsy

Shark takes Oregon surfer for a ride

Shark takes Oregon surfer for a ride

Shark takes Oregon surfer for a ride Doug Niblack

Shark attack feared in Western Australia

Shark attack feared in Western Australia

By Gabrielle Knowles, The West Australian, 10. October 2011 Fisheries experts believe damage to the bathers of a missing swimmer is consistent to that a white pointer shark would cause. A police diver found a pair of black Speedos belonging to 64-year old Bryn Martin who went missing off Cottesloe at this morning. The diver

Shark attacks Canoe in Reunion Island

Shark attacks Canoe in Reunion Island

Shark attacks Canoe in Reunion Island

Another shark attack at Anna Maria Island Javier Perez

Another shark attack at Anna Maria Island Javier Perez

Another shark attack off Anna Maria Island Updated: Sunday, 02 Oct 2011, 4:30 PM EDT Published : Sunday, 02 Oct 2011, 4:30 PM EDT ANNA MARIA ISLAND – For the second time in eight days a man fishing in the Gulf of Mexico off Anna Maria Island has been bitten by a shark. Javier Perez

Gulf Shores Alabama shark attack

Gulf Shores Alabama shark attack

GULF SHORES, Alabama — A 29-year-old Georgia man suffered “very minor” injuries when he was bitten while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon. The man, whose name was not released, told lifeguards he swam about 100 feet off shore to get a closer glimpse of a porpoise dolphin, according to Gulf Shores city

Suspected Shark Attack in Puerto Rico

Suspected Shark Attack in Puerto Rico

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 01. October 2011 The authorities are investigating an apparent shark attack in Puerto Rico. The incident occurred on September 30 at about 9.50 am in Hatillo, on the island’s north coast. Rafael Col√≥n Casanova (aged 27) was bitten on his right leg while surfing with a friend. But the surfer