01/30/2010 Andrei Johann ( Brazil )

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Re: 01/30/2010 Andrei Johann ( Brazil )

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For expert, animal injured surfer on the North Coast of RS may be a hammerhead
Characteristics of the bite may indicate that it is a baby shark

Johann was attacked while surfing in Atlantis

Speaking by telephone from Rio Grande in Rio Grande do Sul, marine biologist Santiago Montealegre, an expert on sharks from Rio Grande University Foundation, said the animal that injured a surfer on Saturday at Atlantis, on the north coast of the state, can be a hammerhead.

The systems analyst Andrei Johann, Porto Alegre, was wounded in the leg while surfing at the beach of Atlantis. According Montealegre, the characteristics of the attack and bite, Johann may have been attacked by a hammerhead shark, a species that breeds on the coast this time gaucho.

Surfer, 29, reported the time of the attack.

- I felt a "mordidão" at the foot anesthetized my foot. I got scared and went up to the board. I lay down and lifted his feet - he said.

After bleeding a lot, Johann was rescued by surfers and swimmers and taken to the hospital where the Canoe Capon took more than 20 points.

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01/30/2010 Andrei Johann ( Brazil )

Post by helmi »

Andrei Johann (29) was bitten by a shark while surfing at
Atlântida beach ( in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil ).
The victim suffered injuries to his right foot.

Shark species presumably involved :
- Hammerhead shark (Sphyrna sp.)
( according to local marine biologist Santiago Montealegre ).


31/01/2010 | 19h15min.

Para especialista, animal que feriu surfista no Litoral Norte do RS pode ser um tubarão-martelo
Características da mordida indicariam que pode se tratar de um filhote de tubarão

Johann foi atacado enquanto surfava em Atlântida

Em entrevista por telefone, de Rio Grande, no Rio Grande do Sul, o biólogo marinho Santiago Montealegre, especialista em tubarões da Fundação Universidade Rio Grande, disse que o animal que feriu um surfista no sábado, em Atlântida, no Litoral Norte do Estado, pode ser um tubarão-martelo.

O analista de sistemas Andrei Johann, de Porto Alegre, foi ferido no pé enquanto surfava na praia de Atlântida. Segundo Montealegre, pelas características do ataque e da mordida, Johann pode ter sido atacado por um tubarão-martelo, espécie que se reproduz nessa época no litoral gaúcho.

O surfista, de 29 anos, relatou o momento do ataque.

— Senti um "mordidão" no pé que anestesiou o meu pé. Me assustei e subi para a prancha. Me deitei e ergui os pés — contou.

Após sangrar bastante, Johann foi socorrido por surfistas e banhistas e levado para o hospital de Capão da Canoa onde levou mais de 20 pontos.

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