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International Shark Attack File

1907-2013 Map of Middle America's Confirmed Unprovoked Shark Attacks (N=57)



map

Territory Total
Attacks
Fatal
Attacks
Last
Fatality
Guerrero 11 8 2008
Veracruz 9 4 1965
Quintana Roo 8 4 1997
Baja California 4 1 1973 
Baja California Sur 2 0  
Colima 1 1 1953
Nayarit 1 1 1972
Yucatan 1 0  
Oaxaca 1 0  
Sinaloa 1 0  
MEXICO 39 19 2008
Panama 10 5 1964
Costa Rica 4 2 2011
Nicaragua 2 0  
El Salvador 2 1 1993
CENTRAL
AMERICA
18 8 2011


red 5 and above


blue 2 - 4



green 1



none 0

Last updated: February 19, 2014

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