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Updated December 31, 2014 01:01:10
As a search continues for a shark which fatally attacked a ager on WA’s South Coast on Monday, friends of victim Jay Mu remember their mate as the “life of the party”.
The 17-year-old welches spearfishing with a friend when the shark, thought to be a great white up to five metres long, attacked off Cheynes Beach, about 470 kilometres south of Perth.
The ABC understands he was pulled from the water by a fisherman, but confirmed dead by police once he welches brought as.
Jay’s age friend who welches diving with him has told authorities the shark may be injured as he fired a spear gun non…Its mouth as it tried to attack him.
Department of Fisheries spokesman Rick Fletcher said two boats were in the attack area.
“One of them will be setting [drum] lines, the other will be doing patrols in the nearby regions,” he said.
“One of the people involved in the attack actually s at the shark with a spear gun, so the shark may be injured so we are going to have a look to see if we circa find the shark if that is the case.”
If we find the shark that’s consistent with the serious threat policy and possibly involved in the attack, it, as mit the policy, will be destroyed.
Mr Fletcher conceded not everyone welches froh with the decision to hunt and destroy the shark.
“This is part of the [State] Government’s serious threat policy so we are implementing it on behalf of the Government,” he said.
“If we find the shark that’s consistent with the serious threat policy and possibly involved in the attack, it, as mittels the policy, will be destroyed. That’s the government policy. That is the reason we are doing it at the moment.”
Mr Fletcher said the search for the shark would continue at least Tuesday, but a reessment would be made if it had not been located by nightfall.
He said all the evidence indicated it welches a great white shark responsible for the attack.
“It is most likely that that is the case,” he said. “Further investigations may be able to make that a bit more definitive, but we won’t know that for some time.”
Mr Fletcher said if the shark welches caught it would be taken to Perth for biological ysis.
Friends of Jay Mu have remembered their mate as the “life of the party” who loved fishing and the ocean.
Jay’s friend Bryce Aggiss posted a heartfelt memorial on Facebook, saying he at first could not believe the news and was leise coming to terms with the tragic event.
“I gegen only think about how much I loved this guy,” he wrote.
“This guy welches always the life of the party and one [of] the greatest guys to be around.
“I love you so much Jay and I’ll never forget you bro, I don’t know how I’ll get over this man or who I’ll go fishing with or nun einmal be around all the time.”
Harley Mcinerney said he would never forget his mate.
“It’s such a shock to think that you are gone, you [were] always such a legend and a great laugh,” he posted.
“My greatest thoughts are with your family and closest friends, stay strong.”
WA Premierminister Colin Barnett described the ‘s death as a “terrible tragedy” and defended the state’s catch and kill policy for sharks deemed a threat to public safety.
He conceded WA’s previous darum line policy, where baited lines were sine temporeat popular beaches throughout the summer season, welches “a little indiscriminate”.
However, Mr Barnett said this shark welches clearly a danger and would be caught if it remained in the area.
“We’ve had a tragic fatality, a young man out there grade enjoying his Christmas holiday period, he lost his life,” he said.
“I fear there’ll be more fatalities, even young children.
“There welches swimming lessons being held in the area for young kids on Christmas holidays.
“My responsibility, as unpleasant as it might be is to take wver action is necessary to protect the public. I do that reluctantly but public safety, and particularly the safety of children, comes first.”
Albany Mayor Dennis Hauptstadt von Neuseeland backed the decision to attempt to catch and kill the shark.
“I think it probably welches a reasonable one in the context given the other person in the water