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Posted by Patrick on May 24, 2005 at 16:26:54:

In Reply to: too funny! posted by North Coast Diver on May 24, 2005 at 14:12:45:

NorthCoastDiver wrote:
And back to GWSs, I do not believe they have ever bothered a diver in California unless he was bolting to the surface. Here sharkie sharkie!

Actually, I believe the last SCUBA/GWS fatality took place u/w near Point Bennett (aka Shark Park) as the diver (commercial urchin diver - I believe Robinson was the name)was trolling himself via DPV.

One bite. Radius of bite was knee to groin with a near severing of the leg at the knee, but cause of death was exsanguination due to a nicked femoral vein. Attack definitely took place u/w.
Diver was very much bothered, and was not bolting for the surface.

Stay wet - but be veywee careful!


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