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List of all shark attacks in Mediterranean Sea

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 11 shark attacks in Mediterranean Sea. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 18.18%. 11 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Tripoli Diving for spongesBitten by shark, but repelled it with his 'skandalopetra'NO male
Tzortzou Reef, Marsa Matruh Sponge divingBitten on hand and thighNO Giorgos
Port Said No detailsNO Anonymous
Off Tripoli Sponge divingLacerations to thorax and handsNO T riantafyllos
Port Said No detailsNO No details
Off Bengasi 11-10-1899 Sponge divingFATALYES Skoumbourdi
Off Bengasi 11-10-1899 DivingLacerations to headNO John Cataris
Port Said 07-08-1899 08h30BathingLeft leg bittenNO 13yo Arab boy
Port Said 07-08-1899 11h30Floating on his backBack muscles torn awayNO 9yo Arab boy
Port Said 07-08-1899 09h30BathingForearm, wrist & hand bittenNO 19yo Arab boy
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