Palau | Western Caroline Islands | Koror

Incident Details:

year: 1965
location: Koror
area: Western Caroline Islands
country: Palau
fatality: non-fatal
species: Tiger
victim: Barry Nakamura
gender: M
age: 8
injury: Right leg bitten
time: 15h30
species detail: Tiger shark tooth fragment recovered
source: P.T. Wilson
species: Tiger shark
date: 4-Apr-65
activity: Walking on reef

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1965 on the date reported as 4-Apr-65 - Barry Nakamura, a male aged 8 was Walking on reef near Koror. A Tiger shark was reported to have attacked Barry Nakamura. The attack was non-fatal (Right leg bitten)