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Listing of the Shark Attack Related Incidents occurring in 2009. 2009 Shark Attacks

12/16/2009 Maurice Bede Philips - New Zealand - ***Fatal***

Friends, family resume search for kayaker

Family and friends of missing fisherman Maurice Bede Philips, known as Wazza, will return to the Whangamata coastline today searching for the "happy-go-lucky guy" who they fear drowned after his kayak sank on Wednesday afternoon.

The surf life saving rescue boats and the police dive squad resumed the search for the missing 24-year-old Ngaruawahia man early today after an extensive search of the Whangamata bay and coastline failed to ...
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06/02/2009 Luck ( Egypt )

On June 02, 2009 Luc. ?a Belgian diver was Scuba Diving in EGYPT at St. Johns Reef at Habili Gafar when a Oceanic White Tip caused a 3 cm laceration to his shoulder.

See viewtopic.php?f=44&t=1276
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12/06/2009 Bob Large ( New Jersey )

A volunteer diver was bitten on the ankle by a sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) at the
Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey.

Officials confirm diver was bitten by shark at Adventure Aquarium in Camden

Thursday, 22 April 2010 15:51

BY ANGELA DAIDONE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the aquarium...

Shark attacks are rare in the waters off New Jersey. They are virtually unheard of in the confines ...
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06/14/2009 Tran Van Quy ( Vietnam )

White shark bites fisherman hand in Vietnam --

On 06/14/2009 Tran Van Quy a male was fishing for sharks some where in Vietnam when one of the sharks bite his hand it was a White shark.

Tin Tuc Online


In 2010 we just learned of the third world country of Vietnam having problems of people being attacked by after three people were bitten on the same day and 10 people bitten in six months time. ...
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07/29/2009 Hoang Thi Thuy Hong ( Vietnam )

As we begin to learn about shark attacks in third world countries it gets hard and takes awhile to gather information. In a recently reported attack where three people were attacked in the same day in Vietnam viewtopic.php?f=45&t=1335 we learned about additional attacks that have taken place in a six month time in 2009 at the same beach.

Hoang Thi Thuy Hong is one of the additional shark attack ...
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07/19/2009 - 12/31/2009 Six People Bitten ( Vietnam )

Suspected shark attacks three in central Vietnam


An unidentified fish suspected to be a shark on Saturday attacked three people in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh.


Nguyen Minh Tuan, lecturer at the Quy Nhon University, was bathing 100 meters off Quy Nhon Town at around 6.45 a.m. when a fish bit his left arm two times before swimming away.

A man fishing nearby came to rescue Tuan, who later had to undergo a ...
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07/18/2009 Nguyen Quang Vinh ( Vietnam )

Previously, Nguyen Quang Vinh, 56, was also attacked by a fish on July 18th , 2009, while swimming off Quy Nhon.


On January 12, 2010 we learned of this incident and six additional bites in 2009 when 3 swimmers were bitten on the same day in 2010. We are trying to figure out the species of shark """ “nham” fish, a kind of shark, """"

Wild fish attack swimmers
January 12, 2010 — Viet Nam ...
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12/18/2009 Lance Morris ( South Africa ) possible Barracuda

At Approximately 2:30pm Durban Surfer Lance Morris was attacked by either a small shark or some other form of predator fish like a Barracuda or Morey eel at North Beach. He had to have 10 stitches to repair the damage. By the size of the bite marks on his leg, Dr Mckune who was the surgeon who stitched him up estimated the attacker to be about 1-1/2m in length.


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12/20/2009 Kayak - boat ( Australia ) No Injury

Tiger shark menaces paddlers
22nd December 2009

LARGE, aggressive tiger shark menaced two kayakers as they paddled across a popular Sunshine Coast surfing and swimming spot.

The shark, believed to be 2.4 metres long, continually bumped the men’s double kayak as they paddled to shore from Mudjimba Island about 11am Sunday.

Lifesaver cleared the water while two wave runners and the Mudjimba surf club’s IRB were sent out to find the animal.

There was no ...
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12/31/2009 Simon Bruce ( South Africa )

Port Alfred - A KwaZulu-Natal resident was upbeat on Wednesday and and determined to continue his holiday after being bitten on the foot by a shark at Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday morning.


E Cape bather nipped by shark
2009-12-31 10:25

Ingrid Oellermann

Port Alfred - A KwaZulu-Natal resident was upbeat on Wednesday and and determined to continue his holiday after being bitten on the foot by a shark at Port Alfred ...
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