Shark attack at Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

Shark attack details: Gladstone, Queensland, 11-Nov-1985
Date of attack: Nov 11th 1985
Location: Gladstone, Queensland
Shark species: 1m shark
Name of victim: Richard Lynch
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: Laceration to lower left leg by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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