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List of all shark attacks in indonesia

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 23 shark attacks in INDONESIA. Out of those, 15 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 65.22%. 17 attacks came out of the blue while 6 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Balian Beach 08-01-2017 07h30Bull shark, 1 mSurfingInjury to right wrist & forearmNO 48yo Daniel Moore
Balian 24-04-2016 07h00Bull shark, 6'SurfingElbow bittenNO 24yo Ryan Boarman
Tabanan 28-11-2011 13h30SurfingLacerations to right handNO 18yo Marc Andrews
Balian 12-04-2011 MorningBull shark, 2.5 mSurfingLacerations to forearmNO Joe Ferrar
Balian 02-12-2010 SurfingLacerations to right handNO Wei Ong
Balian 13-11-2010 SurfingHand bittenNO male
Shark caught in Indonesia, offloaded to trawler that docked at Samut Prakan, 20 miles south of Bangk 15-06-2002 Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmedHuman remains (right forearm & leg) recovered from 3.7m [12'] tiger shark’s gut. Forensic examination suggested the remains had been consumed by the shark one to two weeks earlierNO
Bali 06-08-1984 Sea disaster, foundering of the cargo vessle M/V DorolondaFATALYES 9 crewmen
Rhio Strait The 2379-ton French steamer La Seyne collied with British steamer Onda & sank in minutes. Passengers jumped overboard expecting to be picked up by Onda’s boatsFATAL, 101 people perished, including commander, Joseph Couailhac. Iit was reported that a “shoal of sharks circled passengers in the water and dragged scores of people to their deaths” Of the 61 survivors, many were injured by sharksYES
Off Rakit Island Jumped or fell overboardFATALYES a fireman from the Ettrickdale
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