SOUTH AFRICA | Eastern Cape Province | 30 nm off Port Elizabeth

Incident Details:

year: 2019
location: 30 nm off Port Elizabeth
area: Eastern Cape Province
country: SOUTH AFRICA
fatality: non-fatal
species: Unknown
victim: male
gender: M
age: 46
injury: Lacerations to arm from shark caught in trawl net PROVOKED INCIDENT
time: 16h00
species detail: 2.5 m shark
source: Times Live, 3/6/2019
species: Unknown shark
date: 05-Mar-19
activity: Fishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2019 on the date reported as 05-Mar-19 - male, a male aged 46 was Fishing near 30 nm off Port Elizabeth. An Unknown shark was reported to have attacked male. The attack was non-fatal (Lacerations to arm from shark caught in trawl net PROVOKED INCIDENT)