Shark Attack Data

Shark Attacks: The Database

Shark attack at Powell Cay in Abaco Islands, Bahamas

GSAF Case # 1997.05.26
Date 26 May 1997
Country Bahamas
Area Abaco Islands
Location Powell Cay
Activity Spearfishing
Name Wilber Wood
Sex Male
Age 54
Injury Right arm bitten
Species Possibly a Caribbean reef shark
Investigator or Source The Mirror (London); Orlando Sentinel, 5/28, 1997, p.C3
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Unprovoked