Senegal | Cap Vert Peninsula | Yoff Island

Incident Details:

year: 1998
location: Yoff Island
area: Cap Vert Peninsula
country: Senegal
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: A.D
gender: M
age: 25
injury: Bitten by harpooned shark PROVOKED INCIDENT
species detail: 1.5 m shark
source: S. Trape
species: unknown shark
date: Sep-98
activity: Spearfishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1998 on the date reported as Sep-98 - A.D, a male aged 25 was Spearfishing near Yoff Island. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked A.D. The attack was non-fatal (Bitten by harpooned shark PROVOKED INCIDENT)