<Shark attacks in Maine>
Shark attacks in Maine are very rare, consistent with the International Shark Attack File,
a database that
documents shark attacks round the world. The ISAF said on its website that there has
been just one
unprovoked shark attack within the state since 1837.
A woman in Maine is dead after a clear shark attack off the coast of Bailey Island in Harpswell.
eyewitness said the lady was swimming near White Sails Lane on Monday when she was injured
in what seemed to be an encounter with a shark, consistent with a press release from the Maine
Department of Marine Resources.