There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in Tamaulipas. Out of those, 3 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 60.00%. 5 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.
|Miramar Beach, Tampico||Bathing||U.S. destroyer John W. Weeks, 6 miles offshore, demonstrating guns & bombs for Mexican officials was thought to have driven the shark into the shallows where it bit the bather before other bathers drove it away with sticks & clubs.||NO||male|
|Tampico||Swimming||Right leg severed below knee||NO||Crew member of Casanova|
|Tampico||1.8 m shark||The Ward liner Esperanza stranded during a gale & she leapt overboard to rescue her dog which had been swept overboard.||FATAL||YES||Ofelia Rivas|