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List of all shark attacks in persian-gulf

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in PERSIAN GULF. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 25.00%. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Bitten after dhow shipwreckedAbdomen bitten, but she survived. Most of the 40 others that survived the wreck, were taken by sharksNO Arab woman
Khark Island 06-09-1961 10h301.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] sharkFree diving, surveying a pipeline & examing cathodes under jetty3" cut on sole of footNO I. Padden
Dubai 07-04-1961 Cargo ship Dara sank after collision with another ship during a severe stormSome of the survivors said to have been bitten by sharksYES
13-06-1890 Fell overboardSevere lacerations to footNO a Frenchman
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