Attacks & Incidents

Shark net on agenda

Shark net on agenda

By Lyndsey Wetton, Fremantle-Cockburn Gazette, 15. November 2011 DEPUTY Mayor Kevin Allen has asked City of Cockburn officers to look at installing shark nets at Coogee Beach, in response to recent fatal shark attacks in WA. At the City’s November council meeting last Thursday night, Cr Allen asked for a report on the cost, environmental

Shark Attack on Joe Ferrar at Bali in April

Shark Attack on Joe Ferrar at Bali in April

Shark Attack at Bali but the survivor has put together a good description and plenty of pictures of putting a arm back together after a shark bite

Shark attacks freediver in Reunion Island

Shark attacks freediver in Reunion Island

Shark attacks freediver Jean-Paul Delaunay in Reunion Island

Shark shows interest in Sailing Yacht

Shark shows interest in Sailing Yacht

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 08. November 2011 ‘Pretty amazing !’ This is how Stéphanie Alran, co-skipper of the ‘Phoenix Europe Express’ currently competing in the Transat Jacques Vabre race, describes her encounter with a shark. The sailor said: ‘I heard a noise behind the boat and I saw the hydro-generator moving. I wondered what

An uShaka Marine World worker bitten by a shark at the aquarium this morning

An uShaka Marine World worker bitten by a shark at the aquarium this morning

Shark bite victim ‘doing well’ 28 October 2011 – 16:28 By Hannah Keal An uShaka Marine World worker, who was bitten by a shark at the aquarium this morning, is doing well in hospital. Ushaka CEO Dr Mark Penning says they were doing a routine procedure on one of their Ragged Tooth sharks, when one

Surfer attacked by shark off Marina beach in California

Surfer attacked by shark off Marina beach in California

Surfer Eric Tarantino attacked by shark off Marina beach in California

Scotland: Surfer fends off shark

Scotland: Surfer fends off shark

Surfer’s shock at close encounter with 8ft killer shark.. in mouth of the Spey   By Charlie Gall, DailyRecords.co.uk, 28. October 2011 Andrew was surfing with pals at Spey Bay in Moray when the shark darted towards him at the river mouth A SHOCKED surfer used his board to save himself from a shark attack

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