Panama | Pearl Islands | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 2003
location: Unspecified
area: Pearl Islands
country: Panama
fatality: non-fatal
species: nurse
victim: Richard Hatch
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Left forearm bitten PROVOKED INCIDENT
species detail: 60 cm to 90 cm [2' to 3'] nurse shark
source: J. Eager
species: nurse shark
date: 3-Nov
activity: Spearfishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2003 on the date reported as 3-Nov - Richard Hatch, a male aged unknown was Spearfishing near Unspecified. A nurse shark was reported to have attacked Richard Hatch. The attack was non-fatal (Left forearm bitten PROVOKED INCIDENT)