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Worldwide Reported Shark Attack Related Incidents in 2008.

09/01/2008 Joe McGauley ( Florida )

On September 1st 2008 Joe McCauley was surfing at USA Florida New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County a male at the age of 52 was hit on the right ankle by a 4 foot shark at 10h00 AM.

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06/26/2008 Kevin Macghie ( South Africa ) No Injury

South African spear fisherman has large white shark bite his fin and drag him around

Kevin's experience:

I was coming from the bottom in 14m of water when around 5m from the surface I looked up to make sure where the surface was and to check that I wasn't coming up underneath the boat.
I suddenly had my legs taken out from underneath me and could "feel" a sharp scratching on my fins as I ...
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One of our sister sites which hosts our Peoples On-line Shark Attack Related Incident File. This is an on-line interactive database of reported shark attack related incidents and our news archive we have tied them together for the 2008 incidents.

This should make finding Incidents which interest you much easier.

A new page we created is the 2008 Query page of all the incidents that occurred in 2008. ...
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04/20/2008 Jamie Adlington ( Australia )

New South Wales
Crescent Head
Jamie Adlington M
2.3-m tiger shark

T. Peake, GSAF
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09/00/2008 Daryl Zbar ( Florida )

Daryl Zbar was surfing off Hutchinson Island, Florida when a shark bite his hand.***

Hyperbaric chamber saves shark attack victim's hand

Last Update: 1/09 11:46 am

JUPITER, FL -- He had done it hundreds of times: surfed the swell just off the south florida coast, but one day, last year, a shark set its sights on Daryl Zbar, biting and gnarling his right hand.

After reconstructive surgery, his wounds weren't healing and Daryl was facing ...
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04/15/2008 Bobby Phillips ( Florida )

Bobby Phillips was surfing at Playalinda Beach, Canaveral National Seashore, Brevard County, Florida, USA at 3:00PM when 2 foot shark grabbed his right foot and left punctures wounds he was 30 years old

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12/00/2008 Darryl Kriel ( Mozambique Africa ) ***Fatal***

During December 2008, Darryl Kriel was attacked by a shark whilst spearfishing at Chidenguele in southern Mozambique. He was spearfishing with a local spearo on a shore dive when the attack took place. He was in shallow water when he was bitten on the upper part of his leg. The attack was fatal and our condolences go to his family and friends. ... r-2008.htm
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00/00/2008 4 unconfirmed ( South Africa ) ***Fatal 4 ***

Poachers become the poached in shark infested waters

Tuesday, 13/01/2009

Sharks may be threatening the safety of Australian swimmers with three attacks since Sunday, but in South Africa it is the most desperate people who are getting munched by great whites.

At Gansbaai, west of Capetown, unemployed people dive into shark infested waters to poach seafood.

Abalone farmer, Stephen Ashlin, says four poachers have been taken in the last 12 months

"If you're hungry, you ...
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11/24/2008 Catrina ( Ecuador )


November 24, 2008.

South of Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador.

female (Danish tourist)

Injuries to right leg.



Se trata del segundo caso de incidente con tiburones en el archipiélago en menos de dos meses, según la emisora.
Otro accidente similar ocurrió el 24 de noviembre cuando una turista danesa fue atacada al sur de la isla Santa Cruz. A la mujer se logró salvar su pierna ...
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00/00/2008 Chase Edwards ( Mexico )

Tijuana Shark Attack!

By Ollie | Published Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

Tijuana Shark Attack!


Name: Chase Edwards

Age: 26

Lives in: North Park

Surfing: Black’s

Favorite surfing buddy: Jameson, his son

Girls in the water okay?: “If they can keep up.”

Chase was surfing at Playas de Tijuana last summer when he was bitten by a shark.

“I was just floating on my board and I felt a sharpness on ...
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