Okinawa | Miyako | Hirara

Incident Details:

year: 1997
location: Hirara
area: Miyako
country: Okinawa
fatality: fatal
species: White
victim: Shizuo Nakachi
gender: M
age: 55
injury: fatal legs severed
species detail: White shark
source: Okinawa Weekly Times 7-19-1997 editon Ryukyu Shrimpo News (Japan)
species: White shark
date: 12-Jul-97
activity: Fishing for octopus

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1997 on the date reported as 12-Jul-97 - Shizuo Nakachi, a male aged 55 was Fishing for octopus near Hirara. A White shark was reported to have attacked Shizuo Nakachi. The attack was fatal