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Unprovoked: a shark in its natural habitat attempts to bite a human without human provocation. Provoked: a person attracts or initiates physical contact with a shark, accidentally or on purpose. This can include fishing for sharks and commercial diving activities.
Read the criteria for incidents to be included in the Australian Shark Attack File here.