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Shark ADVICE for Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park.

Shark ADVICE for Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park.

21 December 2021

Alert level:

A shark ADVICE has been issued due to a confirmed shark interaction at Lucky Bay Point, Cape Le Grand National Park.

Situation:

  • The Shark Response Unit from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) have confirmed the shark interaction at 8:58am on the 21st of December, after a shark bit the end of a spearfisherman’s spear.
  • DPIRD advise the shark sighted was believed to be a 3.0m bronze whaler shark which could be a threat to people.

What to do:

  • Due to recent shark activity in this area, take additional caution in the Lucky Bay Point area, particularly if undertaking diving activities. 
  • Use your Sea Sense and stay informed by checking for shark activity on the SharkSmart website, SharkSmart WA app or Surf Life Saving WA’s Twitter feed.
  • If you see a shark, report it to Water Police on 9442 8600. All shark sighting information reported to Water Police is provided to land managers and relevant authorities and to the public on the SharkSmart website, SharkSmart WA app and Surf Life Saving WA Twitter feed. 

What authorities are doing: 

DPIRD Fisheries officers are monitoring the situation.

Extra information: 

Switch on your Sea Sense and stay informed of shark activity information by checking the SharkSmart website – www.sharksmart.com.au/shark-activity, download the SharkSmart WA app or follow Surf Life Saving WA Twitter – twitter.com/SLSWA. Check www.sharksmart.com.au/news for updates to this alert and to view other warnings and media releases.

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