Shark Attack Data

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Shark attack at Green Turtle Cay in Abaco Islands, Bahamas

GSAF Case # 1983.07.12.a
Date 08 Jul 1983
Country Bahamas
Area Abaco Islands
Location Green Turtle Cay
Activity Spearfishing
Name Eric Gijsendorfer
Sex Male
Age 13
Injury Lacerations to left calf
Time 12h00
Investigator or Source Miami Herald, 7/13/1983, p.2D
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Unprovoked