Shark attack at Ocean City, New Jersey, Usa

Shark attack details: Ocean City, New Jersey, 27-Jul-1980
Date of attack: July 27th 1980
Location: Ocean City, New Jersey
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Jeff Moffat
Age of victim: 15 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Body surfing
Injury: Back bitten

View detailed report (PDF)

Map showing shark attack location and nearby incidents

Nearby shark attacks

Shark attack


Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (195)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (48)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (35)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (30)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (22)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (18)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (13)
  • Florida Keys (12)