Shark Attacks that happened on February 28

Here are the accounts for shark attacks in history for February 28

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 28-Feb-2011 Shane Nyari M 36 10h45 AUSTRALIA Queensland Between Fishing Lacerations to right hand by hooked shark Bull 80
2 28-Feb-1997 Joanna Solmon F 21 Australia Queensland Carrara Nerang River Swimming Left leg biten
3 28-Feb-1997 Gerald Rauch M 30 12h00 Australia Queensland Whitsunday Passage Scuba Diving Left arm bitten Tiger 108
4 28-Feb-1987 Gary Landwirth M USA Florida Singer Island Riviera Beach Palm Beach County Windsurfing Lacerations on toe heel & ankle of right foot Spinner
5 28-Feb-1982 Geert Talen M 32 Australia Tasmania South Cape Bay Skindiving Fatal – body not recovered White 200
6 28-Feb-1959 14′ open boat: occupants Richard Crew & Bob Thatcher M Australia Victoria Port Phillip Bay Fishing No injury to occupants. Shark leapt into boat momentarily pinning Crew against the side Mako 96

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Shark attacks that happened on February 21

Shark attacks in history on February 21st.

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 21-Feb-2013 Unknown 18h00 USA Hawaii Ka’anapali, Honokowai, Maui Surfing Lacerations to right leg
2 21-Feb-2013 Male M 18h00 USA Hawaii Ka’anapali, Honokowai, Maui Ka’anapali, Honokowai, Maui Lacerations to right leg
3 21-Feb-2013 Jacob Lanskey M 18h00 USA Hawaii Paia Bay, Maui Surfing No injury, shark bit rail of foam board Reef
4 21-Feb-2008 Apia Hauta M 26 TAHITI TAHITI TAHITI Spearfishing Lacerations to face
5 21-Feb-2004 male M Australia New South Wales Taree Old Bar Beach Swimming Three toes lacerated
6 21-Feb-2000 male M 27 Afternoon USA Florida Riviera Beach Palm Beach County Right calf bitten
7 21-Feb-1997 Gersome Perreno M USA Hawaii Sunset Beach O’ahu Injured – but exact circumstances unknown at this time
8 21-Feb-1979 Charles Kantor M 19 13h15 South Africa Eastern Cape Province Port Alfred Surfing Punctures on left thigh 78
9 21-Feb-1835 John McKeig M VANUATU Espiritu Santo Island Bay of Yago Bathing Fatal –

 

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Shark attacks that happened on February 14

Here are the accounts for this day in shark attack history, February 14

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species .Sp_Length
1 14-Feb-2004 Egyptian male M EGYPT Sharm el Sheikh Coral Bay Snorkeling Fatal –
2 14-Feb-2000 Paul Smith a chef M ENGLAND Worcestershire The Fountain Pub in Tenbury Wells Shark feeding Fingers bitten SPI Blacktip
3 14-Feb-1992 Koji Harada M 10h00 JAPAN Ehime Prefecture Matsuyama Diving No injury steel diving helmet bitten 3 times White 196
4 14-Feb-1988 Michael Schaeffer M 20 17h00 South Africa Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Surfing Ankle bitten 40
5 14-Feb-1982 Lisa Miller F USA Hawaii White Plains Beach Barbers Point O’ahu Wading Left leg bitten
6 14-Feb-1982 female F USA Hawaii White Plains Beach Barbers Point O’ahu Swimming Right foot bitten
7 14-Feb-1975 hobiecat occupants: Judy Lambert & a friend South Africa Western Cape Province Plettenburg Bay No Injury Shark bit rudder & hull Mako 120
8 14-Feb-1974 skiboat occupants: Danie & Fanie Schoeman Night South Africa Western Cape Province Macassar Fishing No injury shark leapt into boat & bit one of the boat’s seats White
9 14-Feb-1965 Geoffrey Walter Black M 25 15h00 South Africa KZN Amatikulu Treading water Abdomen buttock thigh arm & hand bitten 72
10 14-Feb-1964 Bernard Taye M 15 NEW CALEDONIA Diving Fatal – foot & part of other leg severed
11 14-Feb-1964 Ivo Berabi M 17 10h30 FIJI Vanua Levu Nailou Village Tunuloa Natewa Bay Spearfishing Fatal – thigh and abdomen bitten
12 14-Feb-1935 Darcy Lorenz M 20 17h30 Australia New South Wales Austinmer Surfing Thigh lacerated abrasions
13 14-Feb-1927 a sailor M NICARAGUA Salinas Bay A shark was caught its head severed from body and hung from the anchor davit onboard the U.S.S. Borie Hand in mouth Sharks’s jaws snapped shut lacerating his right hand SPI
14 14-Feb-1906 Herbert Thomas M NEW ZEALAND North Island Mototapu Island Swimming Fatal –

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Shark Attacks that happened on February 7th

In this historical account of shark attacks that happened on February 7, there is a provoked attack mixed in.

 

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 07-Feb-2009 Durwin Keg M 41   Australia New South Wales Cellito Beach Surfing No injury, surfboard dented thrown in air – see News Archive for Detailed account in Durwin’s words White  
2 07-Feb-2008 Fiona Casey F 14   Australia New South Wales Horseshoe Bay Surfing Abrasions to elbow; collided with shark   36
3 07-Feb-2002 Paul McNamara M 35 19h15 Australia New South Wales Paramatta River (near Sydney) Kayaking No Injury Stern of kayak bitten/chest bruised    
4 07-Feb-1986 Johan Fourie M 46 18h30 South Africa Eastern Cape Province King’s Beach Port Elizabeth Swimming Lower leg lacerated SandTiger  
5 07-Feb-1982 Kim Seibel M     USA Florida Elliot Key Diving Fatal – Disappeared while diving bathing suit & diving gear recovered bore marks of shark’s teth    
6 07-Feb-1982 Donald Harvey Smith M   11h00 USA California Stillwater Cove Sonoma County Scuba Diving Calf & ankle bitten White 200
7 07-Feb-1981 Filmer       Australia Western Australia Parker’s Point Rottnest Island   No details    
8 07-Feb-1975 M. Worman   15   Australia Queensland Currumbin Rock   Survived    
9 07-Feb-1962 Clifford Hoogvorst M 22 09h00 South Africa KZN Winkelspruit Swimming Fatal – calf bitten twice    
10 07-Feb-1960 John Gilles & Harry Dowswell M 20   Australia New South Wales Wattamolla National Park Spearfishing No injury speared shark towed Gilles 200 yards & tore hole in diving suit and hit Dowswell’s back with its tail SPI SandTiger 115
11 07-Feb-1904 George Grant M     Australia Queensland Brisbane Swimming Fatal –    
12 07-Feb-1882 Native Diver M     Australia AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA Pearl diving Fatal –    

 

Shark Attacks that happened January 31st

1 Reported 31-Jan-1889 rowboat,      No injury to occupants. Gaffed shark capsized boat PROVOKED INCIDENT   USA Florida Hillsborough Bay Fishing  
2 31-Jan-1959 George E. Rudd M 20 Shark’s tail grazed his shin Night AUSTRALIA Western Australia South Perth Working prawn net 1.8 m [6′]  grey nurse shark
3 31-Jan-1980 Shaun Wright M 24 Both hands & heel of left foot lacerated, right foot severed 14h45 SOUTH AFRICA KZN Ballito Body boarding 2.8 m [9’3″] white shark
4 31-Jan-1994 Jim Broach M   FATAL   USA Hawaii Velzyland, north shore of O’ahu Surfing Tiger shark
5 31-Jan-1994 S.G. M   Right leg bitten   BRAZIL Pernambuco Piedade Swimming  
6 31-Jan-2010 Andrei Johann M 29 Foot bitten   BRAZIL Rio Grande Do Sul Atlantis Beach, near Tramandai Surfing Thought to involve a juvenile hammerhead shark
7 31-Jan-2011 Nicole Moore F 38 Leg, forearm & hand severely bitten 12h00 MEXICO Quintana Roo Cancun Swimming 6′ shark