Bahamas Shark attacks

119 attacks recorded (10 fatal)
Bahamas shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
May 24th 2008 Grand Bahama Island Off West End N
Feb 24th 2008 Northern Bahamas Dive site known as The End of the Map Y
Sep 28th 2007 Grand Bahama Sweetings Cay N
May 1st 2007 Bimini N
Oct 1st 2006 New Providence Island Nassau N
Jun 24th 2006 Andros Island Mangrove Cay N
Jan 11th 2006 Grand Bahama Island Sandy Cay N
Oct 3rd 2005 Abaco Grand Cay N
May 18th 2004 Abaco Green Turtle Cay N
Jul 10th 2003 Abaco Bakers Bay N
Jul 4th 2003 Abaco 10 miles west of Walker N
Apr 9th 2002 Abaco Walkers Cay N
Aug 31st 2001 Abaco Islands Grand Cay N
Aug 16th 2001 Grand Bahama Island High Rock, 25 to 30 miles east of Freeport N
Aug 4th 2001 Grand Bahama Island Freeport N
Aug 5th 1999 Abaco Grand Cay N
Aug 15th 1998 Ambergris Cay N
May 26th 1997 Powel Cay N
May 17th 1997 Walkers Cay N
Jul 4th 1996 South of Bimini Cat Cay N
Jun 24th 1994 Freeport N
Apr 6th 1994 Rum Cay N
Aug 21st 1993 15 miles west of Walkers Cay Matinella Reef, 15 to 20 miles west of Walkers Cay N
Aug 29th 1992 Abacos Double Breasted Cays N
Sep 19th 1991 Bimini N
Jun 23rd 1990 Bimini N
Aug 9th 1989 Near Great Exuma Island Highborn Cay N
Jul 23rd 1988 N
Jul 19th 1988 N
Jul 17th 1988 N
Jul 4th 1988 N
Jul 1st 1988 N
Jul 9th 1987 Sampson Cay N
Jul 1st 1987 N
Dec 6th 1986 Florida Straits Off Cay Sal Banks N
Jul 8th 1983 Abaco Green Turtle Cay N
Jun 22nd 1983 Great Abaco Island Off Sandy Point Y
Jun 15th 1983 Carter Cay N
Jun 1st 1983 Berry Islands Whale Cay N
Jun 26th 1982 Andros North Rat Cay Reef N
Aug 7th 1981 Northern edge of Great Bahama Bank Gingerbread Reef, east of Little Isaac Island N
Sep 14th 1973 Grand Bahama Island Memory Rock, 18 miles from NW end of the Island N
Eleuthera N
Oct 29th 1968 N
Jul 10th 1968 Great Exuma Island Children's Bay Cay near Rollerville Y
Jun 25th 1968 Off the north tip of Eleuthera Island Spanish Wells N
Aug 1st 1967 Andros Island N
Sep 1st 1966 Bimini Tongue of the Ocean N
Aug 27th 1966 Bimini N
Oct 16th 1965 New Providence Island Nassau N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Nassau (6)
  • Grand Cay (4)
  • Compass Cay (3)
  • Green Turtle Cay (3)
  • Bimini (3)
  • Tiger Beach (3)
  • Freeport (2)
  • Great Guana Cay (2)
  • Middle Bight (2)
  • Walkers Cay (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (5)
  • February (3)
  • March (5)
  • April (5)
  • May (8)
  • June (15)
  • July (32)
  • August (20)
  • September (7)
  • October (8)
  • November (2)
  • December (3)