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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

25-07-2017 SpearfishingSevere lacerations to left handNO Michael Massey
13-06-2017 Feeding sharksFingernail pulled offNO Carly
Athol Island 01-06-2017 Shortly before 12h00Tiger sharkSnorkelingRight forearm severedNO 32yo Tiffany Johnson
Great Exuma 08-03-2017 Lemon sharkWashing handsAbrasions & lacerations to left leg and handNO 58yo George Keywood
Compass Cay 28-02-2017 Nurse sharkFloatingMinor injury to handNO Mareen
31-01-2017 Caribbean reef sharkScuba DivingLacerations to upper right armNO 37yo Freek Vonk
Nassau 06-08-2016 SnorkelingLacerations to left legNO 15yo Johnny Stoch
Green Turtle Cay 22-07-2016 Bull shark, 6'SpearfishingLacerations to face and right legNO Steve Cutbirth
Tiger Beach 13-07-2016 Lemon shark, 9'Scuba DivingFace bruised when partly blind shark collided with himNO Michael Dornellas
25-03-2016 Nurse shark, 2.5-ftMinor injury to chest PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 9yo Henry Kreckman
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