INJURED – 22 February 2009 – Batt Reef, Cairns, Queensland, Australia – fisherman attacked
In a brief report The Australian says man was bitten while fishing at Batt Reef about 10.15am on 22 February 2009. Batt Reef is off the Queensland coast near Cairns, Australia.
The report says paramedics met his boat at Yorkeys Knob Marina, north of Cairns, about an hour after the attack and took him to Cairns Base Hospital in a stable condition.
It said it was not clear if he lost his finger in the attack.
No other details were reported.