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12/11/2015 - Male - Bahamas

PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:11 pm
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Bahamian man bitten by shark off Andros Island

News Release
U.S. Coast Guard
11. December 2015
Coast Guard responds to reported shark bite victim in Bahamas
MIAMI —The Coast Guard is responding a report of a Bahamian man who was bitten by a shark 67 nautical miles southwest of Andros Island, Bahamas.
The 26-year-old man was reportedly fishing aboard a 76-foot trawling boat when the incident occurred. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center in Miami were notified through a satellite phone call made by another man aboard the vessel.
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed the Atlantic Underwater Test and Evaluation Center on Andros Island is responding to the fishing vessel’s location.
Source: US Coast Guard ... sland.html