Shark attack at South Cape Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Shark attack details: South Cape Bay, Tasmania, 22-Jun-2012
Date of attack: June 22nd 2012
Location: South Cape Bay, Tasmania
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: James Barthy
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Knocked off board, shark bit nose off surfboard

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