Japan | Aichi Prefecture | Atsumi Peninsula

Incident Details:

year: 1995
location: Atsumi Peninsula
area: Aichi Prefecture
country: Japan
fatality: fatal
species: white
victim: Shintaro Hara
gender: M
age: 47
injury: fatal
time: 10h15
species detail: 6 m [20'] white shark
source: K. Nakaya
species: white shark
date: 9-Apr-95
activity: Scuba diving for bivalves

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1995 on the date reported as 9-Apr-95 - Shintaro Hara, a male aged 47 was Scuba diving for bivalves near Atsumi Peninsula. A white shark was reported to have attacked Shintaro Hara. The attack was fatal