The attack is the fifth encounter off Australia's beaches in two months.
This marks the first fatal shark attack in Massachusetts since 1936, and the second shark attack this season.
Three thieves were caught on surveillance video removing the shark from its display, placing it in a bucket and smuggling it out in a stroller.
"The Meg" lunges out of the deep with the aim of giving the aquatic monster genre back its teeth with a two-million-year-old megalodon five times the size of a great white.
“Shark Week” is one of Discovery’s biggest successes, attracting a US audience last year of more than 35 million viewers.
Social media users want the shark to be released into its natural habitat.
The two-metre (6.6-foot) creature -- which has strong jaws and rows of sharp teeth -- sucked at her right index finger "like a Hoover (vacuum cleaner)", she told The West Australian late Saturday.
The forum on shark conservation in Semporna district was told fishermen do not believe tougher laws would change attitude towards shark hunting.
Clarke Gayford's run-in with the shark occurred while helping a camera operator shoot footage for a television programme.
Dylan McWilliams says his parents are grateful he is still alive.
Megalodon, which can grow up to 15 metres long, are believed to have become extinct 1.6 million years ago.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele said the move would help sustain a vital part of the ocean's ecosystem.
A shark protection association official says foreigners pay up to RM4,000 for a diving trip to see creatures such as manta rays underwater but today they saw fishermen slaughter them onshore.
The great white shark population may soon decline, as some Australian states have reacted to an increase in shark attacks by calling for the culling of sharks.
The girl, who escaped with minor cuts and bruises, said the ordeal was "everything you picture in the Jaws movie".
Sabah Shark Protection Association says Sabah state government and Putrajaya should formulate a new law to protect sharks both inside and outside marine protected areas.
Pemintaan tinggi terhadap sirip jerung mendorong pengusaha memburu ikan itu secara ekstensif.
But for those curious and brave enough, it will be available for three nights in April as part of a competition organized by the aquarium and holiday home rental website Airbnb.
The state is currently consulting the Attorney General to change a federal law to introduce the ban in Sabah.
Sabah fishermen warn the government to stabilise fish stock in Sabah waters immediately to prevent prices of seafood increasing.