INJURED – 2 December 2012 – Green Island, New South Wales, Australia – spearfisherman bitten
A spearfisherman (name not released) received minor lacerations to his knee after a shark bit him while he was spearfishing off Green Island, New South Wales, Australia. The incident happened on 2 December 2012.
He was taken to Port Macquarie Base Hospital with minor injuries, which did not require stitches.
According to other divers, the victim had a dead fish attached to his weight belt, which attracted the shark.
No other details were reported.