There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in Exuma Islands. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.
|Compass Cay||27-07-2013||16h45||Nurse shark||Cleaning fish||Bitten on left hand||NO||64yo male|
|01-10-2010||Lemon shark||Snorkeling||Calf bitten||NO||Jose Molla|
|Off Jaws Beach, New Providence Island||28-08-2010||Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmed||Swimming after boat became disabled||His partial remains were recovered from a 12' tiger shark on September 5, 2010. Cause of death was thought to be drowning||NO||43yo Judson Newton|
|05-03-2009||7' shark||Spearfishing||Lacerations to right forearm after he poked the shark with his spear PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||48yo Luis Hernandez|
|Sampson Cay||08-07-1987||13h30||Snorkeling||Right leg bitten||NO||35yo male from pleasure craft Press On Regardless|