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List of all shark attacks in philippines

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 62 shark attacks in PHILIPPINES. Out of those, 36 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 58.06%. 30 attacks came out of the blue while 32 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Villamar, Caoayan 10-03-2017 10' sharkSpearfishingRight thigh injuredNO 25yo Benan Reintegrado
Off Likas Island 09-03-2013 "small sharks"Swimming to shore with floatioon devices after boat engine conked outMinor leg injuriesNO 28 & 26yo Alvin Lovido & John Paul Mangaoang
29-07-2011 Sea disasterThe two Malabagos were bitten by sharks but survived. The other occupants of the boat were rescued.NO 43yo Fishing vessel. Occupants Gerry Malabago, Mark Anthony Malabago & 2 others
Mabini 19-04-2009 0500SwimmingLegs bittenNO 23yo Gerald Perez
Luzon Strait 24-11-2008 Sinking of the cargo ship Mark JasonOf the 20 crew, 4 were bitten by shark. None of their iinjuries were life-threateningNO 4 crew
off Paoay, Ilocos Norte Province 05-11-2008 10h00 -- 11h00FishingTorso & righ arm bitten FATALYES 39yo Joel Bacud
Off Cagayancillo 29-09-2007 14h40The 426-ton cargo ship Mia, laden with cement, capsized in heavy seasFATAL Only 4 of the 18 on board were rescued, some of the missing were allegedly killed by sharksYES
Off Bilisan Point, Hinatuarn Island 24-11-2006 14h20Sea Disaster15 perished but shark involvement prior to death was not confirmedYES Sinking of the m.v.Leonida
Limay 30-04-2003 White sharkArm severedNO a resident of Barangay Luz
17-05-2001 Shark fishingArm bitten PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 24yo Amir Badi
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