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International Shark Attack File

1837-2014 Map of Continental United States (without Hawaii) Confirmed Unprovoked Shark Attacks (N=1,100)



click on California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina,
or Texas for more detailed state maps

map

Territory Total
Attacks
Fatal
Attacks
Last
Fatality
Florida 717 11 2010
California 114 10 2012
S. Carolina 82 2 1852
N. Carolina 52 3 2001
Texas 39 2 1962
Oregon 26 0  
New Jersey 15 5 1926
Georgia 13 0  
New York 9 0  
Alabama 8 0  
Virginia 5 1 2001
Delaware 4 0  
Massachusetts 3 1 1936
Washington 2 0  
Louisiana 2 0  
Maine 1 0  
Connecticut 1 0  
Mississippi 1 0  
Rhode Island 1 0  
Unspecified 5 0  
USA 1,100 35 2012

Click here to see map of Hawaii


red 400 and above


blue 76 - 399



blue 10 - 75



green 1 - 9



none 0

Last updated: February 11, 2015

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Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida

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