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List of all shark attacks in Adriatic Sea

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 12 shark attacks in Adriatic Sea. Out of those, 6 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 6 attacks came out of the blue while 6 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

San Benedetto 23-09-1999 Said to involve a 7 m [23'] white sharkFishingNo Injury to occupantsNO Boat “Coca Cola”
Mogren Beach, Budva 31-12-1986 Doubtful / Unconfirmed attack / Unable to verify in local recordsJumped into the water from a cliffFATALNO a student from Belgrade
Between St. Stjepan and Budva 07h00Fishing boatNo injury, shark bit paddle and stern of boatNO Occupants: Ivan Angjus & Stevo Kentera
B-24 aircraft crashed into the seaFATALYES male, a member of the crew
Susak / Fiume (Rijeka, Istria) 15h00SwimmingFATALYES 22yo Mira Kudlich
Susak (Rijeka, Istria) White sharkSwimmingFATALYES 18yo Agnes Novak
Budva White shark, 6.5 mSwimmingFATALYES Romasevic
Riccione 30-06-1961 14h00White shark, 4.5 mSpearfishingFoot bittenNO 21yo Manfred Gregor
Koper 31-12-1939 White sharkBoatingNo inury to occupants, shark struck boatNO
31-12-1937 White sharkWooden fishing boatNo injury to occupant; shark capsized boatNO Occupant: Mr. Maciotta
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