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List of all shark attacks in brazil

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 113 shark attacks in BRAZIL. Out of those, 38 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 33.63%. 93 attacks came out of the blue while 20 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Cacimba do Padre 13-02-2019 17h30Lemon sharkSurfingMinor injury to faceNO 31yo Carlos Vinícius de Oliveira
Piedade Beach, Recife 02-06-2018 Late afternoonTiger sharkSwimmingFATALYES 18yo Jose Ernesto da Silva
Piedade 14-04-2018 SwimmingMultiple severe injuries to arms and leg, leg subsequently surgically amputatedNO 34yo Pablo de Melo
Praia de Sauaçuhy, Maceió 09-04-2018 Shark involvement not confirmedFishingInjury to ankle from marine animal trapped in weir PROVOKED INCIDENT.NO 56yo Josias Paz
Espirito Santo 10-02-2018 Injury believed caused by an eel, not a sharkCleaning fishLacerations to 4 toes of right footNO 46yo Rosalida Souza
Conceicao Beach 11-01-2018 Late afternoonsmall sharkSurfingMinor injury to left forearmNO 20yo Ricardo Ferrari Bulhoes
Fernando de Noronha Marine Park 05-02-2017 AfternoonLemon shark pupGrabbing shark for a selfieMinor injury to finger, PROVOKED INCIDENTNO female
Boa Viagem, Recife 23-01-2017 13h20SwimmingMinor laceration to ring fingerNO 21yo Arthur Andrade
Escalerio Beach Balneário Camboriú 01-03-2016 Sandtiger sharkSwimmingMinor injury to headNO 41yo Rafael Hermes Thomas
Estaleirinho beach 01-02-2016 Sandtiger sharkSwimmingLacerations to scalpNO 41yo Rafael Hermes Thomas
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