Papua New Guinea Shark attacks

130 attacks recorded (54 fatal)
Papua New Guinea shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Jun 27th 2022 West New Britain Province Volupai, Talasea N
Mar 1st 1953 Milne Bay Province Off Rossel Island, Louisiade Archipelago Y
Jun 27th 2022 Bougainville (North Solomons) Kahuli, Buka Island Y
Oct 12th 1952 Abau Sub District, Central Province Lalaura Village N
Jun 27th 2022 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Manus Island N
Jun 27th 2022 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Momote, Manus Island Y
Jun 27th 2022 New Ireland Province Samo Plantation, east coast Y
Jun 27th 2022 New Ireland Province Kulengei, southeast of Kalili, Kavieng N
Jun 27th 2022 New Ireland Province Enang , Kavieng N
Jun 27th 2022 Bougainville (North Solomons) Orava (Aravo) Islet , near Kieta Y
Jun 27th 2022 Bougainville (North Solomons) Sohano Island, Buka Passage N
Mar 1st 1948 New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago Punam Passage, Rataman census div, Namatanai N
Jun 27th 2022 Bougainville (North Solomons) Tung Island, off the west coast of Buka Island N
Morobe Province Huon Gulf N
Jun 27th 2022 Gaire Village, between Rigo & Port Moresby N
Jun 27th 2022 Western Papuan Gulf Kerema N
Apr 12th 1939 Morobe Province Bulolol Y
Mar 24th 1939 Central Province Port Moresby Y
Jun 27th 2022 Abau Sub District, Central Province Aroma Passage Y
Central Province Hula Y
Jun 1st 1935 Northern (Oro) Province Dobu Passage, D'Entrecasteaux Islands (between Normanby & Fergusson Islands) N
Jun 27th 2022 N
Central Province Roku Point Y
Near Port Moresby Y
Mar 10th 1925 Central Province Hula Y
Morobe Province Simbang Y
N
Milne Bay Province D'Entrecasteaux islands, 20 miles off the coast Y
Between New Ireland & New Britain St. George N
Madang Province Off Lae N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Port Moresby (3)
  • Madang (3)
  • Taludig (3)
  • Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby (3)
  • East Nakanai, Talasea (2)
  • Manus Island (2)
  • Singour, 60 miles south of Madang (2)
  • Brooker Island , Calvados Chain (2)
  • Hula (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (5)
  • February (8)
  • March (9)
  • April (7)
  • May (8)
  • June (9)
  • July (6)
  • August (8)
  • September (8)
  • October (10)
  • November (8)
  • December (8)