Shark attack at Mabuiag Island, between New Guinea & Australia, Torres Strait, Australia

Shark attack details: Mabuiag Island, between New Guinea & Australia, Torres Strait, 31-Aug-1937
Date of attack: Aug 31st 1937
Location: Mabuiag Island, between New Guinea & Australia, Torres Strait
Shark species: Tiger shark, tooth fragment recovered 3 weeks later from an abcess that developed on the back of his neck
Name of victim: Iona Asai
Age of victim: 38 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Diving from the lugger San, operated by the Protector of the Aborigines
Injury: Head, neck & shoulder bitten (In 1918, he was also bitten by a shark off Cairns)

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Tiger shark, tooth fragment recovered 3 weeks later from an abcess that developed on the back of his neck Tiger shark, tooth fragment recovered 3 weeks later from an abcess that developed on the back of his neck

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