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List of all shark attacks in libya

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in LIBYA. Out of those, 3 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 5 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Gars Garabulli 24-11-2017 Some drowned but other may have been killed by blue sharks2 boats capsizedFATALYES 31 migrants
Off Tripoli Sponge divingLacerations to thorax and handsNO T riantafyllos
Tripoli Diving for spongesBitten by shark, but repelled it with his 'skandalopetra'NO male
Kirinaiki Sponge divingFATALYES a diver from Kalymnos
Off Bengasi 11-10-1899 Sponge divingFATALYES Skoumbourdi
Off Bengasi 11-10-1899 DivingLacerations to headNO John Cataris
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