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List of all shark attacks in Ehime Prefecture

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in Ehime Prefecture. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 16.67%. 4 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Iyo 16-03-1993 Possiby white sharkSurvivedNO Yuji Yamamoto
1.5 km north of Igata-cho, 60 km south of Matsyama 16-06-1992 12h30White shark, identification by K. NakayaPreparing to fish for jack-mackerelNo inujury to occupant. Shark bit boat repeatedly, leaving 2 teeth in the bottom keel of the boatNO 5.75 m wooden boat, occupant: Yoshaiaki Ueda
Nagahama-cho, 40 km southwest of Matsuyama 07-03-1992 10h15Fishing for yellowtail, Seriola quinqueradiataNo injury to boat or occupantNO wooden boat of Yoshihiro Takasaki
Matsuyama 07-03-1992 15h205 m [16.5'] white shark, identification by K. NakayaHookah diving for pen shellsFATAL, body not recoveredYES 41yo Kazuta Harada
Matsuyama 13-02-1992 10h005 m [16.5'] sharkDiving for pen shellsNo injury, steel diving helmet bitten 3 timesNO Koji Harada
Matsuyama 02-01-1992 SurvivedNO male
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