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List of all shark attacks in bahamas

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 115 shark attacks in BAHAMAS. Out of those, 11 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 9.57%. 89 attacks came out of the blue while 26 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

29-01-2020 FloatingPROVOKED INCIDENT Scratches to left wristNO 24yo Ana Bruna Avila
Great Guana Cay 03-07-2019 17h30SnorkelingUnknownNO 32yo male
Rose Island 25-06-2019 14h00SnorkelingFATALYES 21yo Jordan Lindsey
Compass Cay 08-11-2018 13h30Nurse sharkSwimmingArc of shallow lacerations to backNO 8yo Asher Jones
Staniel Cay 08-07-2018 Nurse shark, 5'FloatingMinor injury to wristNO 19yo Katarina Zarutskie
Nirvana Beach 13-04-2018 09h30Tiger sharkSurfingNo Injury. Shark swam away with the surf boardNO Bruce Rowan
Bimini 04-04-2018 18h00Bull sharkSwimming2 puncture wounds to left foot, abrasion to right footNO 12yo Shane McConnell
08-12-2017 Nurse shark. 5'SnorkelingMinor injury to armNO 25yo Sarah Illig-Carroll
17-08-2017 15h005' sharkSpearfishingHand injuredNO male
Rose Island 26-07-2017 SnorkelingFoot & ankle injuredNO female
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