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Shark incident at Pyramid Beach near Dawesville

Shark incident at Pyramid Beach near Dawesville

07 October 2015

Alert level:

The Department of Fisheries is currently investigating a shark incident at Pyramid Beach near Dawesville, south of Perth.

Situation:

A man received injuries after being bitten by what was believed to be a shark (unknown species) shortly before 5 o’clock today.

Pyramid Beach has been closed until tomorrow morning, when the situation will be re-assessed.

What to do:

  • Take additional caution in the Pyramid Beach area.
  • Keep informed of the latest detection and sighting information by checking the SharkSmart website 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 response agencies and to the public on the SharkSmart website and Surf Life Saving WA Twitter feed.
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