India Shark attacks

45 attacks recorded (20 fatal)
India shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Nov 12th 2003 Tamilnadu Mahabalipuram beach, 37 km south of Chennai N
Oct 1st 1960 Enroute from Suez to Aden (Yemen) N
Mouth of Devi Riverat Machgaon N
Feb 4th 1955 Tamil Nadu Vanagiri, Madras (Chennai), Bay of Bengal N
Mar 1st 1953 Between Straits of Malacca and Sri Lanka N
May 1st 1952 Off Trivandrum (west coast) N
Jun 28th 1946 Chennai N
Feb 18th 1944 Triplicane Beach, Chennai Y
N
Nov 21st 1942 Bound from Cape Town for St. Helena Y
Apr 5th 1942 West of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 300 nm from shore N
West Bengal Hooghley River near Budge-Budge Y
May 27th 1928 N
Between Noumea & Sydney Y
Bay of Bengal Madras Harbor Y
Dec 7th 1890 Tamil Nadu Tuticorin N
Dec 7th 1890 Tamil Nadu Tuticorin N
Tamil Nadu Madras Y
Between Perth & Colombo N
Gujarat Cutch Coast Y
Dec 7th 1881 At Panihattu, Barrackpore, Dackhineshwar, Barahonagore, Kashipur & Chitpur down to Baug Bazar ghats Y
May 15th 1880 Ganges River N
May 14th 1880 Hoogly River N
May 2nd 1880 (Calcutta?) Y
May 2nd 1880 Panihati, 4 miles south of Barrackpore on the Hoogly River Y
Dec 24th 1879 Andaman Islands Port Blair Y
N
Hoogly River Near Calcutta N
Y
Mar 24th 1871 22 Hoogly River at Multah Y
Jun 19th 1870 22 Calcutta, Hoogly River at one of the ghats N
Jun 1st 1870 Hoogly River Calcutta N
May 18th 1870 22 Hatkolah, Ghat, N
May 11th 1870 22 Near Sobah Bazar N
May 13th 1868 Hoogly River Ghat Y
Dec 7th 2022 Tamil Nadu Chennai (formerly Madras) Y
Tamil Nadu Madras Y
Apr 30th 1830 Tamil Nadu St. Thom Y
Jun 15th 1817 Y
Hooghly River mouth N
Ganges delta N
Dec 7th 1595 Kerala River Cochin N
Y
N
Maharashtra Malwan, near Ratnagiri Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Madras (2)
  • Tuticorin (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (2)
  • March (2)
  • April (2)
  • May (11)
  • June (4)
  • July (2)
  • August (1)
  • October (4)
  • November (3)
  • December (2)