There have been a total of 2 shark attacks in Wakayama Prefecture. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.
|Susami||14-07-2004||Longfin mako shark, 3.5 m [11.5'], 350-kg [772-lb]||Fishing for squid aboard the trawler Shikishima-Maru when the shark leapt into the boat||Suffered broken ribs when the shark's tail fin slammed into his chest||NO||51yo Yuji Torimi|
|Isonoura Beach, Wakayama City||14h30||Blue shark, 3 m [10']||Swimming||FATAL, left thigh bitten||YES||13 or 18yo Akira Tuchiya|