Ocean | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1970
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Ocean
fatality: non-fatal
species: Wobbegong
victim: Lionel Jarvis
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Arm abraded & lacerated. Recorded as PROVOKED INCIDENT
species detail: Wobbegong
source: H.D. Baldridge (1994) SAF Case #1616
species: Wobbegong shark
date: Apr-70
activity: Freediving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1970 on the date reported as Apr-70 - Lionel Jarvis, a male aged unknown was Freediving near Unspecified. A Wobbegong shark was reported to have attacked Lionel Jarvis. The attack was non-fatal (Arm abraded & lacerated. Recorded as PROVOKED INCIDENT)