Diver Decapitated By Great White

The incident occurred in Mexico's Tobari Bay, and most Most local divers had not been in the ocean for several days prior due to warnings about sharks in the area.

  • The scuba diver has been identified as Manuel Lopez .
  • The diver was attached Jan. 5  by an 19-foot shark but was not reported until Thursday by
  • Lopez was collecting ax tripe, a mollusk similar to a scallop and is found at a depth of 36 to 59 feet.
  • The way the mollusk are pulled from the ocean floor generates sounds that may attract sharks.