Palau | Western Caroline Islands (North Pacific Ocean) | Outside barrier reef

Incident Details:

year: 1970
location: Outside barrier reef
area: Western Caroline Islands (North Pacific Ocean)
country: Palau
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Aismerael Samsel
gender: M
age: 20
injury: Another diver shot shark shark bit his left foream PROVOKED INCIDENT
time:
species detail: 1 m shark
source: K.R.H. Read H.D. Baldridge p.192
species: unknown shark
date: 13-Sep-70
activity: Spearfishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1970 on the date reported as 13-Sep-70 - Aismerael Samsel, a male aged 20 was Spearfishing near Outside barrier reef. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Aismerael Samsel. The attack was non-fatal (Another diver shot shark shark bit his left foream PROVOKED INCIDENT)