A NOAA researcher living on Palmyra Atoll was bitten in the hand by a black tip reef shark while tagging sharks in the area of the Atoll. A USCG C-130 Hercules aircrew from CG Air Station Barbers Point responded, providing medical care and transportation back to Oahu, Hawaii. The patient is in stable condition.
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