Croatia | Adriatic Sea | Omis (or Lokva Rogoznica?)

Incident Details:

year: 1974
location: Omis (or Lokva Rogoznica?)
area: Adriatic Sea
country: Croatia
fatality: fatal
species: white
victim: Rolf Schneider
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Foot severed fatal
time: 15h00
species detail: 5 m [16.5'] white shark
source: A. De Maddalena M. Zuffa (pers. Comm.) Jolic (1988) Soldo & Jardas (2000)
species: white shark
date: 10-Aug-74

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1974 on the date reported as 10-Aug-74 - Rolf Schneider, a male aged unknown was near Omis (or Lokva Rogoznica?). A white shark was reported to have attacked Rolf Schneider. The attack was fatal