Shark attack at Avoca, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: Avoca, New South Wales, 31-Aug-22
Date of attack: August 31st 2022
Location: Avoca, New South Wales
Shark species: Bronze whaler
Name of victim: Sunni Pace
Age of victim: 14 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Puncture wounds to right hand & forearm

View detailed report (PDF)

Bronze whaler Bronze whaler

Australia

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Sydney (10)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Ross River, Townsville (7)
  • Bondi (7)
  • Thursday Island (7)
  • Brisbane (7)