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Bull Sharks in North Carolina

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Between 1965 and 2011, a total of 113 bull sharks have been recorded in North Carolina waters, including Pamlico Sound and the Cape Fear River. The article includes methods of recording, observations, and discussion. There have been forty-one shark attacks in the state's waters between 1870 and 2011. Bull sharks were involved in nine of these between 1990 and 2011, and all victims survived, except one who was killed near Avon on the Outer Banks.