Additional California Unprovoked Shark Attack Data

Here is more information on the shark attacks in California. For further information, see the California map.

Victim Activity During Unprovoked Shark Attacks in California by Decade, 1920-present

Last updated: February 08, 2011

Species Involved with Unprovoked Shark Attacks in California

1950-Present

Of 82 cases (N=82)

Last updated: February 28, 2013

California Shark Attacks by Month

1926-Present

Of 103 cases (N=103)

Last updated: February 28, 2013

Time of Unprovoked Shark Attacks in California

1926-Present

Of 79 cases (N-79)

Last updated: February 28, 2013

California Drownings and Shark Fatalities

1990-1999

Last updated: March 16, 2011

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