Ecuador | Galapagos Islands | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1954
location: Unspecified
area: Galapagos Islands
country: Ecuador
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Carl Dible
gender: M
age: 34
injury: 4 lacerations on dorsum of right foot
time:
species detail:
source: F. X. Schloeder M.D. V.M. Coppleson (1962) p.246
species: unknown shark
date: 30-Jul-54
activity: Tuna fishing standing on stern platform that was submerged by waves

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1954 on the date reported as 30-Jul-54 - Carl Dible, a male aged 34 was Tuna fishing standing on stern platform that was submerged by waves near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Carl Dible. The attack was non-fatal (4 lacerations on dorsum of right foot )