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Multiple Shark Sightings At Samata

shark seen through the surf

Samata, SAVAII — Multiple shark sightings in the waters of the village of Samata, Savaii, has led to community warning, especially when out fish diving.

Although there have been sightings in the past the recent sightings are out of the norm for the village.

The Samata village pulenu’u, Fau Tua Fau said that the village has already warned the fishermen to stay safe while out at sea.

Fau told Newsline that in the past there have been shark attacks on people of the village and they do not want a repeat of that.

One of the things fishers have been advised not to do is tie their catches around their waist. They should place the fish in containers.

“ We do not want anymore fatalities.”

Read more at Newsline Samoa