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List of all shark attacks in south-korea

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 8 shark attacks in SOUTH KOREA. Out of those, 6 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 75.00%. 8 attacks came out of the blue while 0 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Jeju Island 09-08-2010 Late afternoonSwimmingLacerations to left lower legNO 16yo Jaylee Pierce
Dando/Kaeui Island 12-06-2005 3 m [10'] white sharkDivingKnee bittenNO 38yo Lee
09-05-1996 11h00Shell DivingFATALYES 33yo Lee Kwan-seok
Jangkodo Island 11-05-1995 4 m sharkDiving for abaloneRight leg severed FATALYES 44yo Kim Sun-sim
26-05-1988 Shell divingFATALYES 38yo Ko Bong-ae (female)
14-05-1986 Shell divingFATALYES male
Wae-yeon Island 22-05-1981 12h306 m white sharkShell divingFATALYES 27yo Pak Kyong-sun
36º17'N, 126º31'E 31-12-1958 White shark?SwimmingFATALYES male
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