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List of all shark attacks in North Province

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 12 shark attacks in North Province. Out of those, 4 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 33.33%. 12 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Koumac 05-09-2016 15h40Kite surfingFATALYES 50yo David Jewell
Lindéralique, Hienghène 24-12-2013 11h00Reported to involve a bull sharkSnorkelingLeg bittenNO 37yo Loïc Merlet
Kendec 20-05-2011 11h00Tiger shark, 2.8mKite BoardingThigh bitten, FATALYES 15yo Nathan ____
Hienghène 06-05-2008 14h002 small bull sharksFishingLower legs bittenNO 40yo male
Poindimié 25-04-2008 MorningBull shark, 1.8mSwimmingLacerations to left footNO 32yo Olivier Vilain
Kaala-Gomen 24-01-2007 14h00Tiger sharkSpearfishing (free diving)Leg bittenNO 30yo Jesse Jizdny
Koumac 31-10-2004 3 m sharkDivingForearm bittenNO Unknown
Poum 14-03-2000 MorningTiger shark?SpearfishingFATALYES 35yo Gilbert Bui Van Minh
Ile Yandé (between Poum and Bélep) 30-04-1979 FishingThigh severely injured, survivedNO
Balade 30-04-1979 2 m sharkFATALYES Ferdinand Teanyouen
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