Micronesia | Eastern Caroline Islands | Truk Lagoon

Incident Details:

year: 1970
location: Truk Lagoon
area: Eastern Caroline Islands
country: Micronesia
fatality: non-fatal
species: albimarginatus
victim: Mike Uramai
gender: M
age: 43
injury: Lacerations & punctures to right arm & shoulder
time: 10h00
species detail: 1.8 to 2 m C. albimarginatus
source: R.S. Jones
species: albimarginatus shark
date: 28-Sep-70
activity: Diving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1970 on the date reported as 28-Sep-70 - Mike Uramai, a male aged 43 was Diving near Truk Lagoon. A albimarginatus shark was reported to have attacked Mike Uramai. The attack was non-fatal (Lacerations & punctures to right arm & shoulder )