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List of all shark attacks by Tiger shark

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


Tiger shark is responsible for 275 attacks. Out of those, 76 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 27.64%. 232 attacks came out of the blue while 43 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

USA Kawa'a 05-08-2009 08h45Tiger shark, 12SurfingNo injury, surfboard bittenNO Dylan Crawford
SOUTH AFRICA Second Beach, Port St. John's 23-01-2009 14h00Tiger sharkSwimmingFATALYES 25yo Sikhanyiso Bangilizwe
USA Ka'a'awa, Oahu 08-09-2008 16h30Tiger sharkSurfingBitten on right thigh & calfNO 40yo Todd Murashige
USA Ala Moana Beach Park, Oah'u 10-08-2008 14h00Tiger shark, 12'DivingNo injury, shark grabbed his bag of fishNO male
BAHAMAS Off West End 23-05-2008 Tiger sharks in areaSea DisasterBoat capsized in squall. 2 bodies scavenged by sharksNO unknown
MEXICO Troncones Beach 27-04-2008 AfternoonTiger sharkSurfingFATAL Severe bite to right thighYES 24yo Adrian Ruiz
AUSTRALIA Crescent Head 19-04-2008 Tiger shark, 2.3mNO Jamie Adlington
SOUTH AFRICA Aliwal Shoal 18-04-2008 Tiger shark, 13' femaleFree-divingAs he pushd the shark away from his camera, his finger was cut on a toothNO Jean-Francois Avenier
USA Waialua Bay, O'ahu 09-12-2007 "Just before 11h00"Tiger sharkSurfingNo injury, shark bit surfboardNO 52yo Valentino Ramirez
USA Wailea, Maui 28-10-2007 15h30Tiger sharkFloatingLacerations to left lower legNO 32yo Aaron Finley
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