Shark attack at Sarasota County, Florida, Usa

Shark attack details: Sarasota County, Florida, 24-May-1969
Date of attack: May 24th 1969
Location: Sarasota County, Florida
Shark species: Nurse shark
Name of victim: Brian Martel
Age of victim: 23 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Diving
Injury: Laceration to buttocks Recorded as PROVOKED INCIDENT

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