Sutures Required in Treatment of Diving Shark Attack Victims
Of 21 cases (N=21)
Divers' Body Parts Injured During Shark Attacks
The chart below reflects the parts of the body that are attacked the most. The legs are the easiest parts the shark can get to, with the arms as the second easiest. So, as the data reveal, legs and arms make up the biggest percentage of attack items. Individuals may be represented in more than one category.
© International Shark Attack File
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida