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International Shark Attack File

1828-2013 Map of Africa's Confirmed Unprovoked Shark Attacks (N=339)



map

Territory Total
Attacks
Fatal
Attacks
Last
Fatality
South Africa 239 53 2013
Mascarene Islands (Réunion) 33 17 2013
Egypt 17 3 2010
Mozambique 11 3 1998
Kenya 6 2 2011
Libya 5 2 1899
Tanzania 4 3 2000
Republic of Seychelles 4 2 2011
Somalia 3 3 1993
Tunisia 3 1 1909
Madagascar 3 1 1955
Canary Islands 3 0  
Sudan 2 0  
Djibouti 1 1 1997
Cape Verde 1 1 2001
Liberia 1 1 1950
Senegal 1 0  
Sierra Leone 1 0  
Nigeria 1 0  
Unspecified 0 0  
AFRICA 339 93 2013
 


red 51 and above


blue 10 - 50



green 1 - 9



none 0

Last updated: February 19, 2014

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