New Guinea Shark attacks

New Guinea shark attack data

141 attacks recorded (60 fatal)
New Guinea shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Dec 26th 2019 Central Province Ragelapara reef Y
Feb 17th 2014 N
Sep 11th 2011 Central Province Hula, near Port Moresby N
Jul 1st 2005 N
Jun 13th 2002 Louisiade Archipelago Brooker Island , Calvados Chain N
Jun 13th 2002 Louisiade Archipelago Gawa Reefs, Sudest Island Y
May 21st 2002 Tewatewa Island N
Jun 30th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
May 7th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby N
May 7th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang N
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang Y
Jul 1st 1975 Milne Bay Province D'Entrecasteaux islands, 20 miles off the coast Y
May 1st 1968 New Ireland Province N
Apr 11th 1968 Gulf Province Orokolo Bay Y
Jan 17th 1968 Morobe Province Finschafen Y
Dec 21st 1967 Central Province Port Moresby N
Sep 7th 1967 New Ireland Province N
Sep 6th 1967 New Ireland Province Lambom Island Y
Sep 1st 1967 Lamassa Island, 16 miles from Lambon Island Y
Mar 1st 1967 New Britain Barawon Beach, near Rabaul N
Oct 30th 1966 New Ireland Province Lamassa Island, 16 miles from Lambom Island Y
Oct 19th 1966 New Ireland Province Mission Beach, Lambon Island, near Duke of York Islands Y
Jul 14th 1966 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Manus Island Y
Oct 1st 1965 New Britain N
Sep 21st 1965 Sek Harbor N
Sep 12th 1965 East Sepik Moem Village near Wewak N
Jun 1st 1965 Near Bougainville (North Solomons) Huhunoti Island N
Jan 9th 1965 Off Gaire Village Y
Dec 10th 1964 Bougainville (North Solomons) Buka Island N
Dec 9th 1964 Bougainville (North Solomons) Off Sing Village, Buka Island N
Jul 1st 1964 New Ireland Province A reef off New Hanover (Northern end) Y
Jul 1st 1964 New Ireland Province Southern end N
Jun 17th 1964 New Britain Near Rabaul N
Apr 7th 1964 Madang Province Inshore side of reef near Madang Y
Mar 28th 1964 Central Province 30 miles from Port Moresby Y
Nov 30th 1963 Gulf Province Kukipi, 150 miles west of Port Moresby in the Lakekamu River area N
Nov 5th 1963 New Britain N
Jun 1st 1963 Central Province Near Fisherman's Island N
Feb 27th 1963 New Ireland Province Namatanai N
Aug 30th 1962 Northern District Kufulu Point N
Aug 1st 1962 New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago Pekinberui Village, Tabar Island Y
Jun 10th 1962 Mouth of Suareng River, a mile from Taludig Y
Mar 24th 1962 Madang Matukar village Y
Feb 23rd 1962 Central Province Fisherman N
Jan 11th 1962 10 Jukuataia Village N
Aug 1st 1961 Vanimo on Musu side of Wutong anchorage N
Jun 1st 1961 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Rossun, Manus N
Nov 1st 1960 Western District Toro Passage N
Nov 1st 1960 Central Province Abau Subdistrict Y
Oct 1st 1960 New Britain East Nakanai, Talasea N
Aug 22nd 1960 Milne Bay Province N
Jul 27th 1960 Milne Bay Province Taupota, Samarai N
Jul 2nd 1960 Madang Bimat, Bogia N
Jul 1st 1960 Madang Y
Jul 1st 1960 West New Britain Province West Nakanai, Talasea N
May 1st 1960 Madang Taludig Y
Feb 19th 1960 Central Province Tupuselei Village, about 40 miles east of Port Moresby Y
Jan 30th 1960 Madang (WO) Off Taludig Village, at mouth of the Murnass River N
Dec 26th 1959 Rigo subdistrict Kaparoka Y
Nov 1st 1959 New Britain Rapindik Beach, Rabaul N
Oct 5th 1959 Madang Taludig N
Jul 1st 1959 West New Britain Province Poi, Kombe Talasea N
Jul 1st 1959 West New Britain Province Kalapiai, Kombe N
Jul 1st 1959 New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago Enuk Island, Kavieng Y
Jul 1st 1959 Morobe Province N
Feb 16th 1959 Kikori River mouth Ururumba, mouth of Kikori River 7.45S, 144.40E N
Jan 12th 1959 Milne Bay Province Uga, Banaira, Milne Bay N
Dec 27th 1958 Madang Province Taludig N
Nov 7th 1958 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province M'Buke, south of Manus Island Y
Oct 1st 1958 West New Britain Province East Nakanai, Talasea N
Jul 1st 1958 New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago Maritzoan, east coast of Namatanai Y
Jul 1st 1958 Louisiade Archipelago Brooker Island , Calvados Chain Y
Jul 1st 1958 West New Britain Province Bulu, Talasea Y
Jul 1st 1958 West New Britain Province Kombe, Talasea Y
Jul 1st 1958 Morobe Province Korem, Finschhafen N
Apr 1st 1958 Morobe Province Nasigilatu (Near Malasanga, Finschhafen, in the Huon Gulf) N
Jul 1st 1957 Abau Subdistrict,Central Province Mailu area Y
Jul 1st 1957 New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago Duke of York Island Y
Apr 7th 1957 Bougainville (North Solomons) Kieta N
Dec 26th 1956 Milne Bay Province Samarai Island (south end) Y
Oct 20th 1956 Central Province Kapakapa N
Oct 1st 1956 Port Moresby Y
Aug 25th 1956 Central Province Paga Point or Fishermans Island, Port Moresby Y
Aug 20th 1956 Central Province Paga Point, Port Moresby N
Aug 1st 1956 Central Province Yule Island N
Aug 1st 1956 Central Province Fisherman's Island, near Port Moresby N
Jul 1st 1956 Madang Province Singour, 60 miles south of Madang N
Jul 1st 1956 Milne Bay Province Kimuta, Renard Island Y
Jul 1st 1956 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Hus Island N
Jul 1st 1956 New Ireland Province Enuk Island Y
Nov 16th 1955 Central Province Kalautu Village, Baibara at the mouth of Oibada River N
Nov 1st 1955 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Low Island, Manus N
Jul 1st 1955 New Ireland Lavongai N
May 1st 1955 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Lou Island, south of Manus Island N
Apr 13th 1955 Central Province Hadrian N
Apr 12th 1955 Abau N
Mar 1st 1955 New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago Kabiman, West coast N
Dec 9th 1954 Central Province Kila Beach, Port Moresby Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

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

Attacks by month

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