Shark attack at Petone Beach, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand

Shark attack details: Petone Beach, Wellington, North Island, 14-Jan-1963
Date of attack: Jan 14th 1963
Location: Petone Beach, Wellington, North Island
Shark species: 1.8 m [6'] Grey nurse shark
Name of victim: Ian Alexander
Age of victim: 14 years old
Sex of victim:
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Minor lacerations to hand and arm after he seized the shark's tail PROVOKED INCIDENT

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1.8 m [6'] grey nurse shark 1.8 m [6'] Grey nurse shark

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