There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in Upolu Island. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 25.00%. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.
|Nofoali’i||14-09-2017||Night||Fishing||Injuries to hands and legs||NO||male|
|Nu’ulua||15-04-1972||Thought to involve a tiger shark||Swimming||FATAL||YES||25yo Alan Banner, Peace Corps volunteer|
|Apia Harbor||Leg severed||NO||German sailor|
|Apia Harbour||07-08-1890||Bathing||Both legs severed||NO||Hermann Schwebke|