Shark Attack Data

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Shark attack at Albuquerue Aquarium, Albuquerue in New Mexico, United States of America

GSAF Case # 2005.03.12
Date 12 Mar 2005
Country United States of America
Area New Mexico
Location Albuquerue Aquarium, Albuquerue
Activity Diving in aquarium display tank
Name Ken Pitts
Sex Male
Age 45
Injury 2 punctures on forearm as captive shark collided with diver PROVOKED INCIDENT
Time 15h30
Species Sandtiger shark, 2.1 m [7']
Investigator or Source H. Casman; T. Dukart, KOBTV
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Provoked