Shark attack at Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia

Shark attack details: Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 19-Jul-21
Date of attack: July 19th 2021
Location: Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Shark species: Great white shark, 3m
Name of victim: male
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: No injury, knocked off board by shark

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