Shark Attack Data

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Shark attack at Merimbula in New South Wales, Australia

GSAF Case # 2016.12.06
Date 06 Dec 2016
Country Australia
Area New South Wales
Location Merimbula
Activity Surf fishing
Name Jesse Phillips
Sex Male
Age 20
Injury Lacerations to both hands while attempting to land a hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT
Time 02h00
Species Wobbegong shark, 2m
Investigator or Source Bay 93.9 Geelong
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Provoked