There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in Tuamotus. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 5 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.
|North Pass, Fakarava||09-04-2013||12h00||Possibly a blacktip reef shark||Kite boarding||Underside of board, fins and, harness were damaged, and left hip, thigh and buttock sustained puncture wounds||NO||53yo Nick Eitel|
|Kaukura Atoll||03-08-2012||Lemon shark, 2.5m to 3m||Spearfishing||Shoulder bitten||NO||Téophane Tauiratea|
|Rangiroa||28-02-1995||Fishing||Speared a shark, fell overboard and another shark severed his arm||NO||male|
|Ahé Atoll||05-05-1972||1.5 m grey reef shark||Spearfishing||Thigh bitten||NO||27yo B.T.|
|Outer edge of Hikueru, one of the Central Tuamotu atolls||11h00||Spearfishing||Right thumb bitten||NO||39yo Don M. Clark|
|Rangiroa||30-10-1924||Pearl diving||Abrasions PROVOKED ATTACK||NO||Huri-Huri|