Samoa | South Pacific Ocean | North of Northeast Samoa

Incident Details:

year: 1958
location: North of Northeast Samoa
area: South Pacific Ocean
country: Samoa
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Takai Otiai
gender: b
age: unknown
injury: Hand lacerated PROVOKED INCIDENT
species detail:
source: V.M. Coppleson (1962) p.248
species: unknown shark
date: 1958
activity: Placed hand in disemboweled shark?s jaws

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1958 on the date reported as 1958 - Takai Otiai, a female aged unknown was Placed hand in disemboweled shark?s jaws near North of Northeast Samoa. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Takai Otiai. The attack was non-fatal (Hand lacerated PROVOKED INCIDENT)