Shark sighting log

The sightings listed here are compiled from third parties from information given to fisheries officers. They are seldom verified or confirmed and no responsibility is taken for the accuracy of the information and we do not guarantee that the information on this website represents all known shark sightings.

The shark sightings recorded on this site do not necessarily indicate the presence or absence of sharks in any particular area or at a certain time and recorded sightings may not be specifically accurate, valid or useful.

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Identifier codes

P - Report from member of the public
R - Surf Life Saving South Australia
S - Report from South Australia Police
A - Report from Abalone Divers Association
W - White Sharks Count program (including sighting ID number) – these reports are provided some time after the sighting date

Sightings

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1 Jan 2017 - 22 Jul 2019 (350 reports)

2019

Date of Sighting Time of Sighting Date of Report Time of Report Sighting Location Shark Species Identifier
19 Apr 2019 1:30pm 19 Apr 2019 1:41pm 100M OFF SHORE DIRECTLY OUT FROM ALDINGA BAY SURF LIFESAVING CLUB - SAPOL EVENT NUMBER 1141 Unknown S
14 Apr 2019 1:55pm 14 Apr 2019 3:05pm Halls Bay near Point Drummond on the Eyre Peninsula White Shark A
23 Mar 2019 11:59pm 23 Mar 2019 4:59pm north side aldinga beach 50 metres offshore Bronze Whaler P
23 Mar 2019 1:40pm 23 Mar 2019 1:52pm Middle Reef, FLINDERS ISLAND White Shark A
16 Mar 2019 3:22pm 16 Mar 2019 3:42pm Dead White Shark observed chomped in half on sea floor near Flinders Island on the Eyre Peninsula White Shark A
16 Mar 2019 12:30pm 16 Mar 2019 3:40pm 14 ft great white shark observed breaching out of the water in the entrance to Venus Bay on the Eyre Peninsula. White Shark A
16 Mar 2019 3:15pm 16 Mar 2019 3:33pm Southport Beach Bronze Whaler S
16 Mar 2019 11:59pm 16 Mar 2019 2:24pm 200m South of Port Norlunga Jetty - 138 28 02, 35 08 58 Unknown P
14 Mar 2019 10:40am 14 Mar 2019 10:47am 1km south of Port Noarlunga jetty - adjacent Southport beach. 100m off shore, heading north towards jetty. Unknown S
12 Mar 2019 11:59pm 12 Mar 2019 2:04pm Port Norlunga - South of the Jetty Unknown P
10 Mar 2019 11:59pm 10 Mar 2019 5:45pm seaford rd 5 to 10 metres off shore heading south Unknown P
10 Mar 2019 11:59pm 10 Mar 2019 4:16pm There was a shark sighting. It is 1km north of the Normanville boat ramp and 400m off shore Bronze Whaler P
07 Mar 2019 11:59pm 07 Mar 2019 11:27am carrickalinga Unknown P
04 Mar 2019 11:59pm 04 Mar 2019 10:46am Brighton Jetty Unknown P
02 Mar 2019 10:40am 02 Mar 2019 10:51am 50m offshore southern end of West Beach, heading north Bronze Whaler S
01 Mar 2019 6:21pm 01 Mar 2019 6:33pm 100m off shore 200m south of semaphore jetty Unknown S
28 Feb 2019 11:00am 28 Feb 2019 12:47pm Report from Shark Patrol plane to 131444: North of the Wirrina Marina Aprox 50m off shore 3m – unkn species Unkn direction of travel Sighted at 1100hrs on 28/2/16 Unknown S
27 Feb 2019 1:00pm 27 Feb 2019 4:21pm Lacey Reef near Ceduna White Shark A
26 Feb 2019 11:59pm 26 Feb 2019 12:04pm Henley Beach, Torrens River outlet Unknown P
23 Feb 2019 11:59pm 23 Feb 2019 5:44pm 30m off Sellicks Beach Unknown P
23 Feb 2019 2:28pm 02 Mar 2019 9:47am Largs bay naval ground Bronze Whaler P
18 Feb 2019 11:59pm 18 Feb 2019 2:25pm Sellicks Beach boat ramp Unknown P
16 Feb 2019 11:59pm 16 Feb 2019 2:33pm Between Christies Beach & Reef Unknown P
16 Feb 2019 11:59pm 16 Feb 2019 11:34am Murray mouth Goolwa Smooth Hammerhead P
15 Feb 2019 11:59pm 15 Feb 2019 10:51am Northern End of Maslin Beach White Shark P
08 Feb 2019 1:33pm 08 Feb 2019 1:44pm 150m north of brighton jetty, was 40m from jetty by the time they finished, no one in the water Bronze Whaler S
08 Feb 2019 11:59pm 08 Feb 2019 3:02pm 200 m north of grange jetty and 40m off shore Unknown P
03 Feb 2019 8:37pm 06 Feb 2019 8:47am Aldinga Unknown P
03 Feb 2019 11:59pm 03 Feb 2019 5:28pm Between Henley and Grange Jetty, about 75m from shore Bronze Whaler P
02 Feb 2019 11:59pm 02 Feb 2019 2:12pm 200 mtrs off the brighton jetty, 2m shark, ref 1107 Unknown P
01 Feb 2019 11:59pm 01 Feb 2019 1:35pm THE ESPLANADE, SOMERTON PARK Unknown P
30 Jan 2019 2:30pm 16 Jan 2019 3:05pm 200 metres off shore West Beach Smooth Hammerhead P
30 Jan 2019 11:59pm 30 Jan 2019 1:51pm 500m off shore and heading out seas. It was about 2m to 3m in size and 1km south of glenelg beach jetty. White Shark P
28 Jan 2019 11:59pm 28 Jan 2019 12:49pm 150m north of semaphore jetty, 150m offshore Unknown P
28 Jan 2019 11:59pm 28 Jan 2019 9:51am Glenelg tire Reef - 4 miles off shore White Shark P
26 Jan 2019 3:39pm 26 Jan 2019 3:49pm under Semaphore Jetty Bronze Whaler S
26 Jan 2019 12:02pm 26 Jan 2019 1:29pm North Haven beach East end about 100m of shore. Seen from beach, not a dolphin fin, larger and no curve in the back of fin. Unknown P
24 Jan 2019 11:59pm 24 Jan 2019 8:11pm 100 metres north grange jetty 15 metres offshore Unknown P
24 Jan 2019 11:59pm 24 Jan 2019 11:21am 1kn west of gawler beach White Shark P
23 Jan 2019 1:55pm 23 Jan 2019 2:02pm 50m offshore between Largs and Semaphore Unknown S
23 Jan 2019 11:59pm 23 Jan 2019 1:11pm warrina cove near where the boats are coming in message number is 1071 Unknown P
23 Jan 2019 11:59pm 23 Jan 2019 11:45am 1 MILE EAST OF GOOLWA BOAT RAMP 890 Unknown P
22 Jan 2019 11:59pm 22 Jan 2019 4:50pm nd of Grange Jetty Aprox 20 meters from end of Jetty White Shark P
22 Jan 2019 11:59pm 22 Jan 2019 2:09pm 200m north of Henley Jetty approx. 50m offshore White Shark P
22 Jan 2019 11:59pm 22 Jan 2019 6:31pm goolwa beach 150metres off shore 1km east of beach White Shark P
20 Jan 2019 11:59pm 20 Jan 2019 6:02pm maslin beach south austrlia Smooth Hammerhead P
20 Jan 2019 5:44pm 20 Jan 2019 6:03pm Moana Bronze Whaler S
20 Jan 2019 11:59pm 20 Jan 2019 6:12pm Caller said helicopter has seen a shark. It is 250m off semaphore jetty. Ref is 1685 White Shark P
19 Jan 2019 11:59pm 19 Jan 2019 6:48pm 50 meters off jetty at henley beach Unknown P
17 Jan 2019 8:15pm 17 Jan 2019 8:27pm Semaphore beach down from palais Unknown P
15 Jan 2019 6:45pm 15 Jan 2019 6:35pm murray mouth of goolwa channel 200 meters offshore White Shark S
15 Jan 2019 1:18pm 15 Jan 2019 1:26pm Largs Jetty (5016), 200m south, 150m off shore. Bronze Whaler S
14 Jan 2019 2:40pm 14 Jan 2019 2:56pm 200 South of Semaphore Jetty Bronze Whaler S
14 Jan 2019 1:55pm 14 Jan 2019 2:03pm largs jetty and semaphore jetty. 2 metre Bronze Water 200 metres out from shore. job number 1130 Bronze Whaler S
11 Jan 2019 7:30pm 11 Jan 2019 7:36pm JUST TO THE SOUTH OF THE TORRENS RIVER OUTLET - 20M OFF SHORE. INITIAL REPORT FROM THE FIXED WING SHARK SPOTTER PLANE. Bronze Whaler S
10 Jan 2019 6:30pm 10 Jan 2019 6:41pm Murray mouth Unknown S
10 Jan 2019 4:40pm 10 Jan 2019 4:50pm Approx 200m north of Semaphore Jetty heading south towards the jetty. Bronze Whaler S
10 Jan 2019 5:10pm 10 Jan 2019 5:21pm 250 meters south of aldinga beach ramp Bronze Whaler S
09 Jan 2019 6:15pm 09 Jan 2019 7:54pm 200 metres off sellicks beach boat ramp, roughly 2 metres Bronze Whaler S
08 Jan 2019 1:12pm 08 Jan 2019 1:23pm 40m south of largs bay jetty Bronze Whaler S
08 Jan 2019 3:40pm 08 Jan 2019 4:03pm aldinga beach Bronze Whaler S
08 Jan 2019 1:18pm 08 Jan 2019 1:30pm 1 Kilometer north of grange jetty, 50m off shore Bronze Whaler S
07 Jan 2019 3:21pm 07 Jan 2019 3:48pm About 200m off the boat ramp near Bluff Resort Apartments in Encounter Bay Bronze Whaler S
07 Jan 2019 2:56pm 07 Jan 2019 3:06pm Basham Beach, approx 400m from shore. Travelling north-east direction. White Shark S
04 Jan 2019 9:33am 04 Jan 2019 9:11am sellicks beach heading south. Bronze Whaler S
03 Jan 2019 2:00pm 03 Jan 2019 4:10pm Aprox 500m north of the henley jetty Bronze Whaler S
02 Jan 2019 4:52pm 02 Jan 2019 4:59pm 50m off Largs North beach (halfway between Largs jetty and North Haven). Nil direction provided. Bronze Whaler S
02 Jan 2019 1:10pm 02 Feb 2019 1:31pm 600 metres offshore southern end, main beach, Normanville Bronze Whaler S
01 Jan 2019 4:17pm 16 Feb 2019 4:31pm Moana Beach, approx. 800-900m out from the surf life saving club. Unknown if heading towards shore, did not have the full details upon contacting police Bronze Whaler R
01 Jan 2019 11:45am 01 Jan 2019 12:03pm Chiton Rocks near Hayborough White Shark S

2018

Date of Sighting Time of Sighting Date of Report Time of Report Sighting Location Shark Species Identifier
30 Dec 2018 1:40pm 30 Dec 2018 1:50pm Sellicks Beach, 1 KM South of the northern tip of the beach Unknown S
30 Dec 2018 3:05pm 30 Dec 2018 3:10pm GRANGE - 300M NORTH OF THE GRANGE JETTY, APPROX 200M OUT TO SEA Unknown S
30 Dec 2018 5:25pm 30 Dec 2018 5:41pm HENLEY JETTY - RIGHT AT THE END OF THE JETY INITIALLY - HOWEVER UNABLE TO BE LOCATED BY THE FIXED WIND SPOTTER PLANE AFTER INITIAL SIGHTING, MAY HAVE SWAM BACK OUT TO SEA Bronze Whaler S
30 Dec 2018 2:50pm 30 Dec 2018 3:01pm SEMAPHORE - JUST TO THE NORTH OF THE JETTY, APPROX 50M OFF SHORE Bronze Whaler S
30 Dec 2018 12:45pm 30 Dec 2018 12:58pm Beach near Seaview rd and Ozone st intersection in henley beach south Unknown S
29 Dec 2018 6:00pm 29 Dec 2018 6:13pm Between Grange and Henley jetties White Shark S
29 Dec 2018 5:45pm 29 Dec 2018 5:53pm south end of Hallett cove. 100 metres offshore Unknown S
29 Dec 2018 2:00pm 29 Dec 2018 2:04pm grange jetty Unknown S
29 Dec 2018 3:48pm 29 Dec 2018 4:13pm Aldinga Bronze Whaler S
29 Dec 2018 2:18pm 29 Dec 2018 2:23pm southern end of Sellicks beach. 200 metres from shore. south of boat ramp. heading south along shore line Bronze Whaler F
28 Dec 2018 12:30pm 28 Dec 2018 1:25pm 30m North of Henley Jetty and from shore as well Unknown S
28 Dec 2018 11:40am 28 Dec 2018 11:50am Goolwa Beach Unknown S
28 Dec 2018 5:00pm 28 Dec 2018 5:25pm Grange Jetty 2 sharks on was one mile out and one directly under Bronze Whaler S
28 Dec 2018 5:55pm 28 Dec 2018 6:04pm 150m north of brighton jetty 50m off shore Bronze Whaler S
27 Dec 2018 10:30am 27 Dec 2018 11:03am 3 kilometers out from Henley jetty heading south bound Unknown S
26 Dec 2018 2:49pm 26 Dec 2018 3:02pm Lady Bay 3km south of normanville Bronze Whaler S
25 Dec 2018 5:47pm 27 Dec 2018 10:51am 50m south of the O'Sullivan Beach Boat Ramp and 30m out Bronze Whaler S
24 Dec 2018 9:00am 25 Dec 2018 8:01am 1 mile north Langton Island , Sir Joseph Banks Group White Shark P
23 Dec 2018 6:26pm 27 Dec 2018 11:09am 30m off shore from Goolwa near the beach. It is 10 nautical miles northwest of the mouth White Shark S
22 Dec 2018 1:55pm 22 Dec 2018 2:02pm Between Semaphore and Grange Jetty's Bronze Whaler S
22 Dec 2018 6:05pm 22 Dec 2018 6:18pm Henley Jetty - 50 metres north of the jetty, and 50 metres from shore. Bronze Whaler S
22 Dec 2018 4:45pm 22 Dec 2018 4:59pm 100m north of semaphare jetty Bronze Whaler S
21 Dec 2018 7:55pm 21 Dec 2018 6:03pm mazelin beach Bronze Whaler S
21 Dec 2018 2:14pm 21 Dec 2018 2:55pm 30 Meters out in north direction from Sempaphore jetty and it swimming south along the coast. Unknown S
21 Dec 2018 12:40pm 21 Dec 2018 12:56pm Off of henley Jetty - 1 nautical mile north, 20m from shore,shark appeared to be travelling south Unknown S
20 Dec 2018 1:19pm 20 Dec 2018 1:25pm 100m South of Semaphore Jetty White Shark S
17 Dec 2018 2:35pm 17 Dec 2018 3:04pm Tennyson, approx. 15m off of beach swimming south White Shark S
17 Dec 2018 3:50pm 17 Dec 2018 4:06pm 3 nautical miles south west of Glenelg Beach. Bronze Whaler S
17 Dec 2018 3:20pm 17 Dec 2018 3:34pm Maslin Beach, south end in line with stairs. Approx 20m from shore Unknown P
17 Dec 2018 2:30pm 17 Dec 2018 3:07pm Henley Beach, 10m off shore heading towards henley jetty. - heading south White Shark S
11 Dec 2018 9:17am 11 Dec 2018 2:40pm NE corner of Waldegrave Island White Shark P
11 Dec 2018 5:55pm 11 Dec 2018 6:06pm Location Sighted port willunga Unknown S
10 Dec 2018 2:35pm 10 Dec 2018 2:50pm Brighton Beach (5 nautical miles south of jetty and 1km off shore Unknown S
06 Dec 2018 1:47pm 06 Dec 2018 3:02pm Plane spotted 4 White Sharks in one area and a total of 7 sharks between Lone Pine and the East side of Coota Rocks near Port Lincoln White Shark A
05 Dec 2018 12:25pm 05 Dec 2018 2:59pm Gleneg. Approximately 100m offshore (Pier Road) Unknown P
05 Dec 2018 7:00pm 05 Dec 2018 10:25pm Wool bay boat ramp White Shark S
30 Nov 2018 2:54pm 30 Nov 2018 3:03pm Lady Bay Report From South Australia Police (SAPOL) Unknown S
29 Nov 2018 11:20am 29 Nov 2018 9:17pm Thistle island port lincoln White Shark P
26 Nov 2018 1:50pm 26 Nov 2018 2:03pm 30m off shore and heading in the south west direction. Bronze Whaler S
26 Nov 2018 2:00pm 06 Dec 2018 3:05pm 14 ft Great White Shark sighted near the South West corner of Waldergrave Island near Elliston in very shallow water White Shark A
24 Nov 2018 9:00am 24 Nov 2018 9:28am Report from SAPOL. Shark sighted off Sellicks Beach - "out in the deep water" Bronze Whaler S
20 Nov 2018 2:15pm 20 Nov 2018 2:28pm Location Sighted 2km north of Wirrina Cove, 20m off shore travelling south. White Shark S
19 Nov 2018 11:52am 19 Nov 2018 12:17pm Sighted North of Brighton Jetty. Aprox 30 offshore Unknown S
19 Nov 2018 11:52am 22 Nov 2018 10:24am North of Brighton Jetty 30m from shore Unknown S
18 Nov 2018 4:19pm 19 Nov 2018 10:02am Semaphore Jetty 34.837063 138.474314 Unknown S
18 Nov 2018 4:15pm 18 Nov 2018 4:33pm semaphore Jetty (-34.837063, 138.474314) Unknown S
18 Nov 2018 1:50pm 19 Nov 2018 9:55am Sommerton traveling towards Brighton Unknown P
18 Nov 2018 1:15pm 18 Nov 2018 1:28pm Port Augusta Harbour (near Yacht Club) White Shark S
14 Nov 2018 10:20am 14 Nov 2018 5:52pm Ceduna Shelly beach Unknown P
14 Nov 2018 4:30pm 14 Nov 2018 5:34pm Call Details Enquiry Shark Reporting Sub Enquiry No - No Threat To Life Date of Sighting 14/11/2018 Time Of Sighting 16:30 Sighting Location franklin island Shark Species White Shark Other Information White Shark P
11 Nov 2018 1:00pm 12 Nov 2018 11:55am Port Broughton, foreshore side of channel heading towards boat ramp in reasonably shallow water Unknown P
11 Nov 2018 4:30am 11 Nov 2018 4:44pm three bronze whaler sharks 3nm south of normanville surf life saving club, 20m offshore line. Bronze Whaler P
10 Nov 2018 9:30am 10 Nov 2018 9:44am Fisheries information of Great White Shark siting 1.5 nm out from semaphore jetty, approximately 1nm south of jetty heading in a direction towards jetty White Shark P
07 Nov 2018 2:00am 09 Nov 2018 9:11am The pines Yorke Peninsula White Shark P
04 Nov 2018 12:15pm 04 Nov 2018 12:32pm Port Hughes Jetty Unknown S
28 Oct 2018 2:00pm 27 Oct 2018 2:14pm SEMAPHORE BEACH 800 SOUTH OF THE JETTY 500 METERS OUT Unknown S
13 Oct 2018 3:30pm 24 Oct 2018 5:36pm Outer reef fishing location Victor Harbor White Shark P
12 Oct 2018 11:00am 12 Oct 2018 3:04pm WARD ISLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA White Shark A
11 Oct 2018 12:00pm 11 Oct 2018 6:31pm 14 ft Great White Shark sighted by commercial Marine Scale Fisherman near Sir Isaacs today. White Shark P
09 Oct 2018 5:30am 10 Oct 2018 6:00am Glenelg South ...corner of South Esplanade and The Broadway. (to the left of the kiosk where there are carparks facing the sea) Unknown P
03 Oct 2018 1:15pm 03 Oct 2018 3:27pm 3.5kms from Shore of the West Beach Boat Ramp. 1km directly north of that point. White Shark S
25 Sep 2018 12:00pm 28 Sep 2018 9:18am Pilot in a Plane saw a large White Shark near Wreck Beach (Sleaford / Port Lincoln) heading in Easterly direction White Shark A
23 Sep 2018 8:50am 23 Sep 2018 9:23am port Willunga, 300 Metres Off The Shore, About 1 And Half Kms From Star Of Greece Restaurant Unknown P
27 Aug 2018 1:00pm 28 Aug 2018 8:03am Back of Anxious Bay near Elliston White Shark A
28 Jul 2018 3:30pm 31 Jul 2018 7:57am Wardang Island, Port Victoria White Shark P
18 Jun 2018 11:30am 20 Jun 2018 4:31pm Bucks Ledge west from Emu Bay and east of Boxing Bay on Kangaroo Island and approx 200 m of shore. White Shark P
22 May 2018 9:30am 27 May 2018 9:01am Solid White Shark sighted at the lighthouse at Flinders Island (seaward from Elliston) White Shark A
01 May 2018 2:30pm 01 May 2018 3:24pm Right Point, Fishery Bay, SA. White Shark P
10 Apr 2018 11:30am 12 Apr 2018 9:36am 14 ft Great White Shark sighted at Cape Bauer near Streaky Bay by Commercial Abalone Diver. White Shark A
30 Mar 2018 9:15am 21 Mar 2018 7:28am 2 kilometres out from seaford beach White Shark P
26 Feb 2018 12:30pm 26 Feb 2018 1:41pm Hot Spot at Sheringa Beach SA White Shark A
13 Feb 2018 1:25pm 15 Feb 2018 8:42am North of Hallett Cove beach at:- -35.0668546, 138.4968482 Approximately 100 metres from shore. White Shark P
12 Feb 2018 10:50am 16 Feb 2018 10:24am 15 ft GWS sighted at Perforated Lumps (near Coffin Bay National Park) White Shark A
08 Feb 2018 11:00am 11 Feb 2018 12:29pm 5km off shore Brighton White Shark P
04 Feb 2018 2:39pm 04 Feb 2018 2:55pm End of Day Street carpark at Middleton Bronze Whaler S
04 Feb 2018 11:40am 04 Feb 2018 11:54am Goolwa South, 200m west of Hindmarsh Island bridge Bronze Whaler S
03 Feb 2018 1:30pm 03 Feb 2018 2:47pm 1 mile from Seacliff shoreline. North of Marino Rock Lighthouse. Seen circling a boat. White Shark S
28 Jan 2018 4:10pm 28 Jan 2018 4:42pm 800-m south of Lot 103 Military Rd, 100-m offshore Unknown S
28 Jan 2018 11:25am 28 Jan 2018 11:38am 500 metres West of the Murray mouth, 70 metres off shore at Goolwa White Shark S
27 Jan 2018 12:16pm 27 Jan 2018 11:54am Port Lincoln, White Shark P
24 Jan 2018 2:00pm 24 Jan 2018 2:06pm Semaphore Jetty, 100m North of jetty, 300m offshore Smooth Hammerhead S
23 Jan 2018 2:30pm 23 Jan 2018 2:36pm Henley beach jetty, 50m off shore Unknown S
21 Jan 2018 1:50pm 21 Jan 2018 2:14pm grange jetty, 100m offshore Bronze Whaler S
20 Jan 2018 7:00pm 21 Jan 2018 9:18am 4 metre White Shark in the anchorage area at Williams Island White Shark A
17 Jan 2018 10:50am 17 Nov 2018 11:10am O'Sullivans Beach boat ramp, 30m off shore south of the boat ramp, all people are out of the water. Bronze Whaler S
16 Jan 2018 2:20pm 17 Jan 2018 3:21pm 100 meters north of brighton jetty, Unknown S
16 Jan 2018 2:02pm 17 Jan 2018 3:20pm grange jetty and henley beach jetty White Shark S
16 Jan 2018 5:26pm 17 Jan 2018 3:25pm grange jetty Bronze Whaler S
15 Jan 2018 2:26pm 17 Jan 2018 3:18pm grange jetty Unknown S
15 Jan 2018 5:45pm 17 Jan 2018 3:19pm Aldinga Beach Unknown S
15 Jan 2018 2:06pm 17 Jan 2018 3:16pm brighton jetty Unknown S
14 Jan 2018 8:14am 17 Jan 2018 3:15pm moana beach off regent street - 150m Unknown S
12 Jan 2018 10:29am 17 Jan 2018 3:13pm Henley Beach heading north towards Grange Unknown S
11 Jan 2018 5:26pm 14 Jan 2018 2:01pm 3 metre Great White Shark sighted near Point Drummond White Shark W
10 Jan 2018 10:57am 10 Jan 2018 11:05am Silver sands beach Unknown S
10 Jan 2018 5:26pm 10 Jan 2018 5:38pm 200m straight out from quondong avenue from aldinga beach Unknown S
09 Jan 2018 1:30pm 09 Jan 2018 2:07pm 60 metres out from the Aldinga beach coastline and heading north. Unknown S
09 Jan 2018 2:25pm 09 Jan 2018 2:36pm 40 meters from grange jetty, 20 meters off shore. Bronze Whaler S
09 Jan 2018 10:37am 11 Jan 2018 12:35pm Grange Jetty Unknown S
08 Jan 2018 1:00pm 08 Jan 2018 1:32pm 20m off the southern end of West beach. Unknown S
08 Jan 2018 1:00pm 11 Jan 2018 12:37pm 20 m off southern end West Beach Unknown S
07 Jan 2018 6:36pm 06 Jan 2019 6:53pm GOOLWA BEACH 150 METERS OFF THE BEACH White Shark S
07 Jan 2018 12:18pm 11 Jan 2018 12:40pm Glenelg Jetty Unknown S
07 Jan 2018 12:18pm 07 Jan 2018 5:43pm Glenelg Jetty Unknown P
06 Jan 2018 1:30pm 06 Jan 2018 1:54pm Normanville jetty 100m south and 5m offshore Bronze Whaler S
06 Jan 2018 12:30pm 11 Jan 2018 12:45pm between Normanville and Second Valley Bronze Whaler S
05 Jan 2018 9:00pm 05 Jan 2018 10:09pm Port Victoria, approx 900m North of Jetty. Unknown P
05 Jan 2018 12:10pm 05 Jan 2018 12:14pm Farm beach White Shark P
04 Jan 2018 3:42pm 04 Jan 2018 3:49pm Swimming underneath Brighton Jetty, Brighton SA 5048 Unknown S
04 Jan 2018 3:55pm 04 Jan 2018 4:10pm 200mtr west of Torrens Outlet and was swimming shorebound going South. Bronze Whaler S
04 Jan 2018 1:46pm 04 Jan 2018 1:22pm Sighting was called in by a member of the public. Species unknown but they saw a fin popped up from the water and thrashed in the water a couple of times. it was seen at least 200 meters near the Moana surfing club Unknown S
03 Jan 2018 8:30am 04 Jan 2018 10:18am Maslin Beach near park Unknown P
03 Jan 2018 5:30pm 03 Jan 2018 5:42pm Between Grange jetty and Semaphore jetty Unknown S
03 Jan 2018 5:01pm 03 Jan 2018 5:11pm Brightton Jetty Unknown F
03 Jan 2018 12:55pm 03 Jan 2018 1:18pm Middleton Beach Unknown S
03 Jan 2018 2:22pm 03 Jan 2018 2:36pm Brighton jetty 20 metres close to the shore Unknown S
02 Jan 2018 12:18pm 02 Jan 2019 12:27pm 150mtrs off shore at Moana Beach Boat Ramp Bronze Whaler S
02 Jan 2018 5:56pm 02 Jan 2019 6:08pm 100 meters north of the brighton jetty - 50 meters from shore alarm has been sounded Bronze Whaler S
01 Jan 2018 12:00am 09 Jan 2018 10:48am 200 meter north of the Grange Jetty. Unknown S
01 Jan 2018 2:05pm 01 Jan 2018 2:12pm Brighton Jetty Unknown S
01 Jan 2018 1:05pm 01 Jan 2018 1:15pm Middleton Bronze Whaler S
01 Jan 2018 1:36pm 01 Jan 2019 1:07pm Blenheim Beach Unknown P
01 Jan 2018 5:40pm 01 Jan 2019 5:50pm 50m off shore at maslin beach heading to snapper point. Bronze Whaler S
01 Jan 2018 1:05pm 11 Jan 2018 12:33pm Middleton Bronze Whaler S
01 Jan 2018 12:59pm 01 Jan 2019 1:20pm The Esplanade at Seacliffe Westpac 1 are currently trying to lead out to sea water has been cleared Bronze Whaler S

2017

Date of Sighting Time of Sighting Date of Report Time of Report Sighting Location Shark Species Identifier
31 Dec 2017 8:50am 31 Dec 2017 9:11am 1.1 nautical miles off Semaphore jetty White Shark S
29 Dec 2017 1:15pm 29 Dec 2017 1:38pm Henley Beach Jetty Unknown S
29 Dec 2017 7:02pm 29 Dec 2017 7:07pm Carrickalinga (5204). 50m off shore of township's beach. Loitering around the beach. Unknown S
29 Dec 2017 10:30am 29 Dec 2017 11:41am 100 meters off shore, Flinders Parade tennis court area, Victor Harbour White Shark P
28 Dec 2017 6:40pm 28 Dec 2017 7:04pm 250m off shore, Beach Road Aldinga Beach Unknown S
28 Dec 2017 12:00pm 11 Jan 2018 1:11pm Elliston White Shark P
28 Dec 2017 12:54pm 28 Dec 2017 12:30pm Police officer reporting a shark sighting in brighton jetty 1 shark, 3 metres long of unknown species. It is located 400 metres offshore. Unknown S
28 Dec 2017 12:00am 28 Dec 2017 3:26pm Cape Jervis @ Morgan’s Beach Bronze Whaler P
28 Dec 2017 12:00am 28 Dec 2017 3:28pm Cape Jervis Bronze Whaler P
28 Dec 2017 10:00am 28 Dec 2017 12:40pm 50m of shore - 3km North of Cape Jervis Bronze Whaler P
26 Dec 2017 1:30pm 26 Dec 2017 1:38pm Hallett Cove Beach travelling north. Unknown S
25 Dec 2017 3:59pm 25 Dec 2017 4:16pm West Lakes shore and the end of the boulevard Unknown S
25 Dec 2017 12:00am 28 Dec 2017 3:31pm Henley Beach White Shark P
25 Dec 2017 3:50pm 25 Dec 2017 3:56pm 500 metres from West Beach life saving club Unknown S
24 Dec 2017 5:58pm 24 Dec 2017 6:05pm Approx. 100m North of Aldinga Beach. 100m off shore. No one in water. Unknown S
24 Dec 2017 4:18pm 24 Dec 2017 4:24pm Surfcom worker reporting 3m shark Port Willunga - 20m South Star of greece Unknown S
24 Dec 2017 2:00pm 24 Dec 2017 2:12pm Grange jetty Unknown S
23 Dec 2017 10:18am 23 Dec 2017 10:39am Glenelg Jetty, tyre reef, 3 nautical miles west of Glenelg White Shark S
23 Dec 2017 5:00pm 23 Dec 2017 5:08pm Moana beach infront of the boat ramp 100 metres offshore sighted by shark patrol plan Unknown S
23 Dec 2017 4:47pm 23 Dec 2017 4:54pm somerton beach 20 metres off shore Unknown S
23 Dec 2017 12:27pm 23 Dec 2017 12:46pm 150m South of brighton Jetty Unknown S
22 Dec 2017 4:30pm 23 Dec 2017 11:20am Near Cape Jaffa, S36 56.017 E139 39.734 White Shark P
21 Dec 2017 3:52pm 21 Dec 2017 4:01pm .5 km south of Brighton jetty Unknown P
19 Dec 2017 1:48pm 19 Dec 2017 2:08pm Between Henley and Grange jetties about 30m out Unknown species about 2 metres long Alarm sounded all people out off the water. Blue Shark S
19 Dec 2017 10:12am 20 Dec 2017 11:46am Curta Rocks, Lincoln National Park. White Shark P
19 Dec 2017 2:01pm 19 Dec 2017 2:09pm Southport Beach, 500 m south of the beach, 150 m from shore, but is travelling leisurely northbound Bronze Whaler S
19 Dec 2017 6:02pm 19 Dec 2017 6:10pm 200m north of Grange Jetty (5022). 50m off shore. Headed Northern Direction. Few people in water at time. White Shark S
18 Dec 2017 5:51pm 18 Dec 2017 5:59pm West Beach life saving club Unknown S
17 Dec 2017 2:50pm 17 Dec 2017 4:30pm Normanville 900m from the end of the jetty White Shark P
16 Dec 2017 2:25pm 16 Dec 2017 2:47pm 200m south of Grange Jetty and 30m from shore. Bronze Whaler S
16 Dec 2017 3:15pm 16 Dec 2017 4:03pm 100M off the Sellicks Beach boat ramp Unknown S
15 Dec 2017 2:51pm 15 Dec 2017 2:59pm Unknown S
14 Dec 2017 1:14pm 14 Dec 2017 1:51pm approx. 15 metres south of Grange Jetty (postcode 5022). It appeared to be headed back to see however; extremely close to sure. Unknown S
14 Dec 2017 6:15pm 14 Dec 2017 6:28pm Termination of W Lakes Blvd. Unknown S
14 Dec 2017 2:45pm 14 Dec 2017 2:55pm in between Henley jetty and Torrens outlet White Shark S
14 Dec 2017 1:55pm 14 Dec 2017 2:12pm Sellicks Beach Unknown S
14 Dec 2017 6:10pm 14 Dec 2017 6:23pm Henley Beach Jetty (Postcode 5022). Approx. 300m north of jetty headed South. Bronze Whaler S
13 Dec 2017 11:30am 13 Dec 2017 11:43am 100 meters south of Glenelg jetty Unknown S
12 Dec 2017 1:58pm 12 Dec 2017 2:15pm 600 meters off shore and 500 m north west of the brighton jetty White Shark P
12 Dec 2017 5:25pm 12 Dec 2017 3:59pm 600m NW of Brighton Jetty Unknown S
12 Dec 2017 5:34pm 12 Dec 2017 5:43pm 100m north of The Wirrina Cove, 200m from shore. White Shark S
11 Dec 2017 5:24pm 11 Dec 2017 5:31pm Approx. 300m off shore. Between Torrens Outlet and Henley Jetty. Headed Northern Direction. Unknown S
11 Dec 2017 5:25pm 12 Dec 2017 3:55pm 300m offshore between River Torrens Outlet and Henley Beach jetty Unknown S
10 Dec 2017 2:00pm 11 Dec 2017 8:19am In approximately nine (9) metres of water off Port Minlacowie on the Yorke Peninsula White Shark P
10 Dec 2017 5:07pm 10 Dec 2017 5:15pm Grange Jetty Unknown P
08 Dec 2017 1:24pm 08 Dec 2017 1:45pm Off Larges Bay Jetty 40m out from beach Unknown S
06 Dec 2017 2:45pm 06 Dec 2017 2:50pm Ten metres south of Henley Jetty, 20m from shore Unknown S
06 Dec 2017 5:06pm 06 Dec 2017 5:26pm 1-2 nautical miles off Grange Jetty Unknown S
06 Dec 2017 9:25am 06 Dec 2017 9:57am s34 55 501 e137 22 100 White Shark P
06 Dec 2017 1:29pm 06 Dec 2017 1:35pm henly Jetty approx. 20 mtrs from the jetty direction unknown White Shark S
05 Dec 2017 11:00am 05 Dec 2017 11:10am 150 m offshore at silver sands beach off norman road aldinga beach Unknown S
05 Dec 2017 10:29am 05 Dec 2017 10:45am at the end of Henley Jetty Unknown S
04 Dec 2017 5:00pm 04 Dec 2017 5:26pm West Lakes shore, about 50m off shore where military rd meets West lakes blvd Unknown S
28 Nov 2017 5:54pm 28 Dec 2017 6:01pm Aldinga Beach, surf life saving club Unknown S
27 Nov 2017 10:20am 27 Nov 2017 10:41am Port Noarlunga 1.5km out from the River Mouth Unknown P
25 Nov 2017 2:55pm 25 Nov 2017 3:14pm 50-100m off shore from Aldinga Beach Boat Ramp Unknown S
22 Nov 2017 10:50am 22 Nov 2017 11:00am 100m South of Henley Jetty 40m offshore Unknown S
22 Nov 2017 11:09am 22 Nov 2017 11:22am Brighton Jetty - 100 metres off shore. Unknown S
22 Nov 2017 1:28pm 22 Nov 2017 2:01pm Spotted From Hardwick Airpatrol Spotted At Grange City 50 Mtrs Off Shore 100mtrs North Unknown P
21 Nov 2017 5:25pm 21 Nov 2017 6:20pm Somerton Beach in the shallows near the corner of the Esplanade and Bickford Tce. Unknown S
20 Nov 2017 10:45am 20 Nov 2017 10:59am 300 meters south of Henley beach jetty- 300 meters out to sea Unknown S
20 Nov 2017 2:24pm 20 Nov 2017 2:36pm Normanville, 400m off shore near the surf living saving club Unknown S
20 Nov 2017 2:43pm 22 Nov 2017 3:37pm Semaphore Jetty 150m off shore, and 250m south of the jetty Unknown S
19 Nov 2017 3:50am 20 Nov 2017 8:04am Henley Jetty Bronze Whaler S
19 Nov 2017 4:50pm 19 Dec 2017 4:59pm Somerton 150m off shore out from White Street White Shark S
18 Nov 2017 3:30am 18 Nov 2017 3:39pm 200 meters South of Grange Jetty, 60 meters from shore Dusky Shark S
18 Nov 2017 5:00pm 18 Nov 2017 5:36pm 80 metres North of Brighton Jetty, 50 meters out Bronze Whaler S
18 Nov 2017 8:15am 19 Nov 2017 7:51pm Great white shark came up with crab net, broke the surface, circled the boat for approx 5 minutes, position around forest boy markings White Shark P
18 Nov 2017 5:10am 18 Nov 2017 5:16pm 80 meters north of Brighton Jetty, 50 meters from shore Bronze Whaler S
14 Nov 2017 10:30am 14 Nov 2017 10:49am Grange Jetty half way down Unknown S
14 Nov 2017 3:00pm 14 Nov 2017 3:04pm Pilots have sighted a number of Great White Sharks at Curta Rocks and Wanna Beach at Port Lincoln White Shark A
13 Nov 2017 11:15am 13 Nov 2017 11:20am Grange Jetty Bronze Whaler P
11 Nov 2017 4:30pm 13 Nov 2017 7:50am North haven ( Norma WRECK) White Shark P
10 Nov 2017 12:05pm 10 Nov 2017 12:14pm West Beach, 2km off shore. White Shark S
10 Nov 2017 9:50am 10 Nov 2017 10:00am Unknown Shark 3.5 metre in length at Brighton Jetty about 3/4 way along said it may have been there yesterday as well Unknown S
09 Nov 2017 12:30pm 10 Nov 2017 10:02am North west Ground. 300M from the Fairway Becon White Shark P
09 Nov 2017 10:38am 09 Nov 2017 10:46am Brighton Jetty (3 metres out) Unknown S
04 Nov 2017 1:15pm 04 Nov 2017 1:54pm Brighton jetty Unknown S
04 Nov 2017 3:15pm 04 Nov 2017 3:32pm 50 m from shore and 100 m south of Somerton Park Surf Lifesaving Club at 57 Repton Rd, Somerton Park SA 5044 Unknown S
04 Nov 2017 3:15pm 05 Nov 2017 2:44pm 50 metres from shore, 100 metres south of Somerton Surf Life Saving Club Unknown S
02 Nov 2017 9:00am 02 Nov 2017 9:47am Brighton Jetty Unknown S
01 Nov 2017 11:10am 10 Nov 2017 11:49am Brighton jetty Bronze Whaler P
28 Oct 2017 5:55pm 28 Oct 2017 6:09pm near Semaphore jetty Unknown S
24 Oct 2017 7:00am 24 Oct 2017 7:27am hallett cove boardwalk, 20 metres off shore Unknown S
22 Oct 2017 4:30pm 22 Oct 2017 4:59pm Somerton. 50 metres out to sea. Bronze Whaler S
22 Oct 2017 1:15pm 22 Oct 2017 1:37pm Main South Road, Normanville. Approx halfway between Wirrina Cove and Normanville. White Shark S
14 Oct 2017 2:30am 14 Oct 2017 3:06pm 1 nm West of Somerton Beach White Shark S
10 Oct 2017 12:05pm 05 Oct 2017 11:50am 3-4 sharks in Shelly beach headed towards Elizabeth beach Unknown P
03 Oct 2017 1:00pm 23 Oct 2017 3:24pm 2.5km off the Wirrina boat ramp White Shark P
19 Sep 2017 12:05pm 19 Sep 2017 12:16pm 50 metres off North Beach Wallaroo Wobbegong – Cobbler/Banded/Spotted P
05 Sep 2017 12:05am 05 Sep 2017 4:40pm Under Port Augusta Unknown P
28 Aug 2017 12:00pm 29 Aug 2017 10:07am 14 ft White Shark sighted near Farm Beach on 28/8/17. Shark was very aggressive. White Shark A
26 Jul 2017 1:05pm 27 Jul 2017 9:57am 4 metre Great White Shark sighted at Ward Island at 1 pm today (near Elliston) White Shark A
23 Jul 2017 2:05pm 23 Jul 2017 3:50pm Rabbit Island (near Louth Bay) White Shark P
27 Jun 2017 10:05pm 28 Jun 2017 12:22pm pine point boat ramp Thresher Shark P
18 Jun 2017 12:30pm 18 Jun 2017 12:55pm St Vincint Gulf Near St Kilda White Shark P
11 Jun 2017 4:31pm 12 Jun 2017 9:38am Approximately .5nm west of the Brighton Jetty. White Shark S
06 Jun 2017 10:11am 08 Jun 2017 9:46am 14 ft White Shark harassed a commercial diver and forced them out of the water at Wedge Island White Shark A
15 May 2017 4:13pm 13 May 2017 1:02pm Commercial Fisher saw White shark attack a Seal in the Point Westall Area near Streaky Bay. White Shark A
14 Apr 2017 3:15pm 14 Apr 2017 3:31pm Waitpinga Beach White Shark S
13 Apr 2017 8:00am 13 Apr 2017 11:32am near Marina Reef and Brighton Reef, Adelaide approx. 1km from shore 10m depth White Shark P
12 Apr 2017 9:30am 12 Apr 2017 11:42pm Waitapinga Beach Unknown P
06 Apr 2017 1:46pm 06 Apr 2017 2:14pm 2x nautical miles off West Beach - R34 58 88 - 138 26 64 White Shark S
26 Mar 2017 1:00pm 27 Mar 2017 4:05pm Diving the Glenelg Dredge (34:58:729 S 138:26:462 E) White Shark P
26 Mar 2017 6:30pm 26 Mar 2017 7:00pm Semaphore Beach White Shark P
24 Mar 2017 10:20am 24 Mar 2017 10:33am Beach Opposite 587 Lincoln Hwy, Tiatukia SA 5607 Thresher Shark P
22 Mar 2017 12:45pm 22 Mar 2017 2:18pm 2km south of Wyalla town jetty White Shark P
09 Mar 2017 5:00pm 09 Mar 2017 5:32pm Somerton park SA. Between the Lifesaving Club and the Yacht Club Unknown S
05 Mar 2017 10:55am 05 Mar 2017 11:02am South of a the Henley Beach jetty. Approximately 50 metres south of the jetty. Unknown P
05 Mar 2017 1:00pm 05 Mar 2017 1:56pm Westbeach Unknown P
04 Mar 2017 12:00pm 27 Mar 2017 3:58pm Diving the Ulonga wreck (35.25.437S 138.03.768E). White Shark P
26 Feb 2017 5:15pm 26 Feb 2017 5:41pm Christies Beach Unknown S
20 Feb 2017 8:50am 20 Feb 2017 9:05am 1km off shore from Christies beach off Gulfview Road White Shark S
14 Feb 2017 5:00am 20 Feb 2017 2:54pm Swimming next to Rapid Bay Jetty Smooth Hammerhead P
10 Feb 2017 4:00pm 10 Feb 2017 4:23pm Aldinga Beach Unknown P
09 Feb 2017 12:30pm 09 Feb 2017 12:52pm Abalone diver had 3 to 4 metre Great White Shark run into his dive cage in OLaughlin Bay (Southern Side of Thistle Island). White Shark A
04 Feb 2017 6:00pm 05 Feb 2017 5:14pm Outer harbour shipping channel..near no 5 beacon. White Shark P
04 Feb 2017 11:00am 04 Feb 2017 12:21pm Aldinga Beach Unknown S
02 Feb 2017 5:04pm 03 Feb 2017 8:16am 500m North of Henley Beach Jetty 50m of shore heading south Unknown S
31 Jan 2017 12:00pm 31 Jan 2017 12:11pm Right under Glenelg Jetty Unknown S
31 Jan 2017 2:24pm 31 Jan 2017 2:25pm Aldinga Beach Unknown S
29 Jan 2017 2:27pm 29 Jan 2017 2:36pm Glenelg - 100m West of Marina. Heading towards the Marina. Unknown S
29 Jan 2017 2:27pm 29 Jan 2017 3:11pm 100 metre East from shoreline, Marina Holdfast Shores, Glenelg Unknown S
29 Jan 2017 5:00am 30 Jan 2017 9:38am 500m south Glenelg tyre reef White Shark P
28 Jan 2017 10:01am 28 Jan 2017 10:08am West Beach Bronze Whaler S
28 Jan 2017 5:54pm 28 Jan 2017 5:56pm Lower Esplanade, Aldinga Beach Unknown S
28 Jan 2017 11:00am 28 Jan 2017 9:27pm 6klm off Outer Harbor White Shark P
27 Jan 2017 7:00am 27 Jan 2017 11:56am Semaphore Beach Port Jackson Shark P
27 Jan 2017 11:25am 30 Jan 2017 2:43pm Glenelg Dredge Dive Site White Shark P
26 Jan 2017 10:40am 26 Jan 2017 11:30pm The Dredge wreck dive site off Glenelg SA White Shark P
25 Jan 2017 11:40am 25 Jan 2018 7:42pm St Kilda SA, silt grounds off Outer Harbour White Shark P
23 Jan 2017 1:50pm 23 Dec 2017 2:02pm 150 metres out from the break water at the semaphore jetty. Unknown S
19 Jan 2017 2:29pm 19 Jan 2017 2:40pm Sellicks Beach Unknown S
19 Jan 2017 6:15pm 19 Jan 2017 6:31pm 300m offshore from Glenelg Jetty and 200m north Glenelg Unknown S
17 Jan 2017 5:40pm 17 Jan 2017 5:43pm 300m south of Port Stanvac Jetty 300m offshore White Shark R
16 Jan 2017 5:50am 16 Jan 2017 1:41am Cape Jarvis, north of break water,15 m offshore White Shark P
16 Jan 2017 6:50pm 16 Jan 2017 7:05pm Port Willunga SA Bronze Whaler S
12 Jan 2017 3:45pm 12 Jan 2017 3:57pm 100 metres off shore Aldinga Beach White Shark S
11 Jan 2017 4:10pm 11 Jan 2017 4:18pm Aldinga beach Unknown S
10 Jan 2017 1:35pm 10 Jan 2017 1:44pm 50 metres off shore at Moana Beach. Heading south. Last seen near the boat ramp. Unknown S
10 Jan 2017 2:30pm 10 Jan 2017 2:53pm Maslin Beach, 35 metres off shore Unknown S
09 Jan 2017 10:00am 31 Jan 2017 3:14pm swimming under Ceduna Jetty and swimming outside the weed line sighting White Shark P
09 Jan 2017 12:41pm 13 Jan 2017 12:50pm The Bay at York Peninsula Stansbury White Shark P
08 Jan 2017 6:10pm 08 Jan 2017 7:28pm Port Augusta near the Joy Baluch bridge. White Shark P
08 Jan 2017 9:01am 08 Jan 2017 9:05am North end of Pt Willunga Beach Bronze Whaler S
08 Jan 2017 4:30pm 08 Jan 2017 4:50pm Seacliff Beach Unknown S
07 Jan 2017 8:02am 07 Jan 2017 12:52pm O'Sullivans Beach boat ramp close to shore in deep water Unknown S
07 Jan 2017 5:00pm 08 Jan 2017 8:54am Christies Beach Unknown S
07 Jan 2017 12:35pm 07 Jan 2017 12:44pm Glenelg Beach - 2 kms off shore. Unknown S
05 Jan 2017 3:55pm 05 Jan 2017 4:00pm 200m North of Brighton Jetty Bronze Whaler S
05 Jan 2017 1:20pm 05 Jan 2017 1:34pm Between Brighton and Glenelg Jetty - Opposite The John Miller Reserve . Unknown S
04 Jan 2017 2:31pm 04 Jan 2017 2:41pm South of Glenelg Jetty, Glenelg - between Glenelg Jetty and Brighton Jetty. Unknown S
03 Jan 2017 5:30pm 03 Jan 2018 6:36pm Rosetta Point White Shark S
03 Jan 2017 7:40pm 07 Jan 2017 1:10pm 2.5m shark north of Brighton Jetty travelling in a northerly direction. Unknown S
02 Jan 2017 4:00pm 02 Jan 2017 6:09pm Police reporting a 3m Shark at Aldinga Beach Boat Ramp 100m West Unknown S

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