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List of all shark attacks in mexico

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 95 shark attacks in MEXICO. Out of those, 44 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 46.32%. 68 attacks came out of the blue while 27 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Off Barra Vieja 22-11-2019 15h00FishingLacerations to arm from hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO male
Magdalena Bay 10-11-2019 DivingBite to right forearmNO 23yo male
Cabo Catoche 05-07-2019 FishingSevere lacerations to legNO Edgar Hernández,
Troncones 20-03-2019 17h30Swimming20 cm gash to right legNO 32yo Alex Wilton
Southeast of Puerto Peñasco 17-12-2018 11h00Tiger sharkDivingFATALYES 35yo Nahum Verdugo Aguilera
La Ticla 03-06-2018 Tiger shark, 3mFree divingLacerations to leg & hand shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO Gustavo Ramos
Sánchez Magallanes, Cárdenas 06-07-2017 Tiger shark, 100 kgFishingHand bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 32yo Andres Ovando Rodriguez
Los Arbolitos, Cabo Pulmo 04-05-2017 17h00SnorkelingFATALYES 33yo Andres Rozada
Guadalupe Island 12-10-2016 White sharkCage DivingShark breached cage, no injury to diverNO Ming Chan
Guadalupe Island 31-08-2016 InvalidCage DivingNo injury to divers, white shark breached cageNO
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