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List of all shark attacks in reunion

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 60 shark attacks in REUNION. Out of those, 29 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 48.33%. 57 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Roches Noire 17-06-2017 10h00Bull shark, 2mBody boardingNo injury, shark bit surfboardNO 34yo Julien
Pointe au Sal 28-04-2017 11h15Body boardingFATALYES 28yo Adrien Dubosc
20-02-2017 09h30Body boardingFatalYES 26yo Alexandre Naussance
Boucan Canot 26-08-2016 17h00Bull shark, 3.5 mSurfingRight arm severed, ankle severely bittenNO 20yo Laurent Chardard
St. Leu 21-07-2015 Bull shark, 2mSurfingArm bittenNO 45yo Rodolphe Arriéguy
Folette 31-05-2015 15h00Bull shark, 2.5 mSurfingLeft forearm bittenNO 47yo Eddy Chaussalet
Cap Homard 11-04-2015 09h00Bull sharkSurfingFATALYES 13yo Elio Canestri
Ravine Mula 13-02-2015 18h30Tiger shark, 3.5 mSwimmingFATALYES 22yo Talon Bishop
21-07-2014 15h001.8 metre sharkSurfingLacerations to right wrist & calfNO 51yo Vincent Rintz
Ravine Mula 25-10-2013 16h30Thought to involve a bull sharkBody boardingRight leg severedNO 24yo Gicquel Tanguy
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