Shark attack at Paradise Beach, Jeffrey, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Paradise Beach, Jeffrey, Eastern Cape Province, 18-Feb-1984
Date of attack: Feb 18th 1984
Location: Paradise Beach, Jeffrey, Eastern Cape Province
Shark species: 56-kg [123-lb] raggedtooth shark
Name of victim: Henri deVilliers Melville
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Leg lacerated by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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