Attacks & Incidents

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 Colón Casanova (aged 27) was bitten on his right leg while surfing with a friend. But the surfer

Shark bites Fisherman in Dominican Republic

Shark bites Fisherman in Dominican Republic

Shark bites Fisherman in Dominican Republic shak attack Leocadio Reyes Sarante

Reunion Shark Hunt – The Final Day

Reunion Shark Hunt – The Final Day

Reunion Island Shark Attacks hunt fishing bull shark

Shark Attack at Fish Hoek South Africa

Shark Attack at Fish Hoek South Africa

Shark Attack at Fish Hoek South Africa

First Day of Shark Hunt in Reunion Island

First Day of Shark Hunt in Reunion Island

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 28. September 2011 The first day of the shark hunt in Reunion has not been convincing. The fishermen were not able to land even one shark, but there are still two days of fishing to come. Two sportfishing charter boats have been authorised by the local government to kill ten

Reunion Shark Hunt has begun

Reunion Shark Hunt has begun

Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 27. September 2011 – The authorities in Reunion Island have ordered to conduct a shark-fishing-operation to protect local ‘leisure activities’ and the ‘work at sea’. – The shark fishing operation has begun on 27. September 2011 ( 0.00 hrs. ) and will end on 29. September 2011 ( 23.59 hrs.).

Boy bitten by shark in South Carolina

Boy bitten by shark in South Carolina

The Associated Press, 26 September 2011 NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The family of a 5-year-old Walkersville, Md., boy says he was bitten in the leg by a shark off North Myrtle Beach, but authorities aren’t sure what kind of animal bit the child. Tom Gilbert told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach that he

Update on the Situation in Reunion Island

Update on the Situation in Reunion Island

Shark attack victim still not found   Helmut Nickel, Shark Year Magazine, 25.09.2011 According to zinfos974 (published on Sept 24), the following information was reported by ‘Radio Freedom’ and later confirmed by François Boulangier, who is the captain of the Fire Department in Saint-Paul. As part of the underwater search for the remains of the

Shark attacks canoe paddler in Hawaii

Shark attacks canoe paddler in Hawaii

Shark attacks canoe paddler in Hawaii Tom Bartlett

Shark Bite Suspected in Spear Fisherman’s Injury

Shark Bite Suspected in Spear Fisherman’s Injury

Longboat Key man was flown to Bayfront Medical Center.   By Toni Whitt, BradentonPatch, 24. September 2011. A Longboat Key man was flown to Bayfront Medical Center after he was apparently bitten by a shark while spearfishing in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Charles Wickersham, 21, was searfishing with

Man dies after attack by shark at Mama Ngina drive in Kenya

Man dies after attack by shark at Mama Ngina drive in Kenya

Please see also our previous post / video : Boy dies after shark attack in Kenya The Star, by MAUREEN MUDI 19 September 2011 IT was a tragic weekend in Mombasa when a youth was attacked by a bull shark while swimming in the Indian Ocean at Mama Ngina public beach. The unidentified youth had