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List of all shark attacks in malaysia

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in MALAYSIA. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Bagan Lalang Beach 20-12-2017 Juvenile nurse sharkFishing / WadingMinor injury to thigh, PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 24yo Sairol Harun
Palau Payar 31-05-2011 Blacktip reef sharkSnorkelingLaceration to dorsum of right footNO Canadian teen
Pulau Payar Island 16-03-2009 Blacktip reef shark pupFeeding fishMinor injuryNO female
Pulau Pangkor (Pangkor Island) 10-02-2001 Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmedUnknownBones recovered by fishermen in 300-kg [662-lb] white shark’s gutNO female
Pulau Aur 10-08-1968 08h00Leaving the waterHand laceratedNO 41yo Inche Bin Saini
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