Shark Attack Data

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Shark attack at North of Walkers Cay in Abaco Islands, Bahamas

GSAF Case # 1958.07.00.b
Date 01 Jul 1958
Country Bahamas
Area Abaco Islands
Location North of Walkers Cay
Activity Spearfishing, had fish on his spear
Name Stanton Waterman
Sex Male
Age 36
Injury No injury, shark went for diver's leg & missed, diver hit shark on head with speargun & shark bit speargun
Time 12h00
Species Tiger shark, <2 m TL
Investigator or Source S. Waterman, GSAF
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Unprovoked