Nicaragua | Lake Nicaragua (Fresh Water) | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1944
location: Unspecified
area: Lake Nicaragua (Fresh Water)
country: Nicaragua
fatality: non-fatal
species: bull
victim: multiple bathers
gender: 2
age: unknown
injury: Some killed & others severely injured
species detail: Bull sharks to 1.5 m [5'] in length
source: V.M. Coppleson (1958)
species: bull shark
date: Apr-44

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1944 on the date reported as Apr-44 - multiple bathers, a female aged unknown was near Unspecified. A bull shark was reported to have attacked multiple bathers. The attack was non-fatal (Some killed & others severely injured)