MOLLYMOOK (AUSTRALIA)- A 17-year-old boy was attacked by a shark while spearfishing off Bannisters Point at Mollymook in southeast Australia. The culprit was unsuspected: a wobbegong shark. The shark was lying on the ocean floor. Locals believe it was most likely a wobbegong, a name given to 12 species ofContinue Reading

ABACO ISLAND (BAHAMAS)- A 34-year-old American tourist from Texas was attacked by a shark while swimming  off Tahiti Beach on Abaco Island in the Bahamas. The woman was swimming together with her husband while on their annual holiday, and were in no more than 8 feet of water when sheContinue Reading

PORT DOUGLAS (AUSTRALIA)- A 18-year old man was killed by a shark while spearfishing on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Local media say the man was mauled to death while fishing with friends off Rudder Reef, near the eastern Australian tourist town of Port Douglas. The young man from the nearby town of MossmanContinue Reading

INDIAN HARBOUR (USA)- A 44-year old man was bitten by a a two-feet long shark while paddling offshore of Indian Harbour Beach. The man suffered a bite to his left hand and was seen bleeding as he made it back to shore. Brevard County Fire Rescue paramedics and Ocean RescueContinue Reading

SALOU (SPAIN)- In the waters of the popular Catalan resort town Salou a 16-year old boy was attacked by a shark. The boy was playing with an inflatable mattress in shallow water when he was bitten on the right hand. He needed thirty stitches. Witnesses could not exactly identify theContinue Reading

BYRON BAY (AUSTRALIA)- A 50 year old British expat living in Sydney, Australia, was killed by a great white shark while surfing the waters off the popular beach of Byron Bay, near Sydney. The shark bit the man in his right leg after which he bled to death. A brave bystanderContinue Reading