Attacks & Incidents

Canoe bitten after accidently running into shark

Canoe bitten after accidently running into shark

An outrigger canoe club coach may have escaped a shark attack unscathed, but he also got a clear message from the guy in the gray suit: “Run me over and I’ll bite your tail.”

Suspected Shark Bite Incident in Ecuador

Suspected Shark Bite Incident in Ecuador

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 27. December 2011, (update 28.December) According to ‘El Universo’, a surfer was bitten by an ‘unknown marine animal’ in the province of Santa Elena, Ecuador. The incident occurred at the beach of Punta Barandúa on saturday afternoon (Dec.24). The victim, identified as Félix Junior Lainez Trejos (aged 23), suffered injuries

Shark Attack Taylors Lake at Broken Head New South Wales Australia

Shark Attack Taylors Lake at Broken Head New South Wales Australia

Shark Attack at Taylors Lake at Broken Head New South Wales Australia The "large animal" - either a bull shark or a bronze whale

Possible shark attack reported from Antigua

Possible shark attack reported from Antigua

Price Reacts to Possible Shark Attack   By D. Francis, Caribarena Antigua, 26. December 2011 Antigua St John’s – Communications Officer and past president of the Antigua and Barbuda Fishermen’s Corporation Gerald Price said news of a shark attack during an early morning swim at Fort James beach is unusual in Antigua. Veron Edwards senior

New Smyrna Beach Volusia County shark bite on Will Futato

New Smyrna Beach Volusia County shark bite on Will Futato

Will Futato nipped by a shark while surfing in New Smyrna Beach about 12:30 p.m. Friday near the Beachway Avenue approach, said Volusia County Beach Patrol

Kayak angler survives shark attack

Kayak angler survives shark attack

IN an extraordinary incident off Noordhoek in Port Elizabeth yesterday, an angler and the kayak were knocked clear out of the water by a marauding great white shark.

Shark Attack at Maroubra Sydney New South Wales Australia

Shark Attack at Maroubra Sydney New South Wales  Australia

14-year-old Ronald Mason received injuries to his left leg after being attacked by a shark while surfing off Maroubra beach, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. He also received injuries to his right foot during his attempts to force the shark to let go.                          

Shark attack at Angourie – New South Wales – Australia

Shark attack at Angourie – New South Wales –  Australia

Shark attack at Angourie on Steven King New South Wales, Australia

Close Shark Encounter in South Africa

Close Shark Encounter in South Africa

Man survives shark attack   By Regan Thaw, Eyewitness News, 07. December 2011 A Cape Town man had a close encounter with a shark in KwaZulu-Natal. Richard Kohler was attempting to paddle the entire distance of South Africa’s coastline for charity. Earlier on Wednesday his surf ski was damaged by a shark. Kohler told Eyewitness

Shark attacks surfer in Oregon

Shark attacks surfer in Oregon

Surfer hurt in shark attack near Seaside Oregon

Shark Attack at Bali – teen requires emergency surgery

Shark Attack at Bali –  teen requires emergency surgery

Aussie schoolie Mark Andrews attacked by shark off Bali The Daily Telegraph, 30. November 2011 A SHARK attack on an Aussie schoolie in Bali has left the teen requiring emergency surgery. Mark Andrews, 18, was surfing with a group of school friends at a beach near Tabanan when the animal attacked at about 1.30pm yesterday,

Awards for shark attack heros in South Africa

Awards for shark attack heros in South Africa

By Sea Rescue, 25. November 2011 Sea Rescue today presented four men with awards for the part that they they played in saving Michael Cohen’s life after he was attacked by a shark in Fish Hoek on the 28 September 2011. Directors Thanks were given to Doug Drysdale and Hugh Till (who was not able

Shark Nets in Russia

Shark Nets in Russia

Shark nets to be installed on Russky Island Russia

Great White Shark Attacks Kayaker in California

Great White Shark Attacks Kayaker in California

Great White Shark Attacks Kayak in California

Shark towers to be built on the NSW coast

Shark towers to be built on the NSW coast

By Barclay Crawford, The Sunday Telegraph, 20. November, 2011 SHARK observation towers will be built along the NSW coast as new figures show a dramatic increase in attacks over five years. The Taronga Conservation Society’s Shark Attack File showed a 37 per cent increase in shark attacks in NSW between 2006-10 compared with the previous