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List of all shark attacks in madagascar

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 8 shark attacks in MADAGASCAR. Out of those, 4 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 6 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Ambatolaoka, Nosy Be Island 02-05-2010 09h30Scuba divingLacerations to arm & chestNO 59yo Michel Touzet
02-05-2005 2.5 m sharkFishingThigh bittenNO Sochidjin
Shipwrecked Ferry M/V Samsonnette 10-05-2001 Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmedFatal or drowned & remains scavenged by sharkNO French national
Fell overboardFATALYES Mr. Andrews
15h00Standing in knee-deep waterFATALYES 16yo boy
Onboard tuna boat, M.V. Toscui Maru 19-07-1962 Morning2 m [6'9"] sharkFinning the sharkRight calf lacerated by boated shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 20yo Takemoto Masnori
Tamatave 31-12-1957 BathingFATALYES male
31-07-1864 Fell overboardFATALYES male from the White Wave
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