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List of all shark attacks in taiwan

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 9 shark attacks in TAIWAN. Out of those, 3 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 33.33%. 6 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

29-06-2013 FishingRight thigh bittenNO male
Taimali 17-01-2012 Blue shark, 70-kg blue sharkFishingBitten on left thigh PROVOKED ACCIDENTNO 24yo male
Onboard the fishing vessel Chin Sheng Fa 13 30-05-2009 20h3080 kg sharkFishingLacerations to knee & left lower leg by electrocuted captive shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 46yo Zhang Sanqian
50 miles off Kaohsiung 08-11-2008 Fishing boat swamped in stormFATALYES 45yo Chen Te-hsing
Off Cape of Pi-tou 17h00Mako shark, 100-kg [221-lb]DivingRight cheek bittenNO 29yo Nan-Tien Chang
Ye Leow 13-08-1966 17h301.5 m to 2.1 m [5' to 7'] sharkLobster diving using ScubaNo injury, but shark struck his calfNO Jack W. Caldwell
Tamsui Beach 16-07-1966 SwimmingFATAL, left leg severedYES 20yo Yang Ching-Hui
Tamsui Beach, Taipai 19-09-1964 14h00SwimmingFATALYES 32yo Ko Tien-fu
Tamsui Beach 06-09-1964 13h301.8 m [6'] sharkSwimmingRight thigh & elbow bittenNO 20yo LO Chiu-yang
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