Florida Shark Attacks

1088 attacks recorded (47 fatal)
Florida shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
May 21st 1913 John's Pass, Pinellas County N
Nov 8th 1911 Pensacola Bay, Escambia County N
Sep 20th 1911 Pensacola Bay, Escambia County Y
Sep 17th 1911 Pablo Beach, Jacksonville, Duval County N
16 miles north of Fort Pierce Inlet, Indian River County N
Pensacola Bay, Escambia County Y
Jul 15th 1909 Panama City, Bay County N
May 10th 1908 Marathon, Monroe County Y
Mar 26th 1907 Garden Key, Charlotte County Y
May 22nd 1905 Pablo Beach, Jacksonville, Duval County N
Indian River Inlet / Fort Pierce Inlet N
Aug 15th 1899 Trout River, Panama Park Y
Nov 28th 1899 St. John's River N
Near a small wreck in a channel at Indian Key N
a creek near Jacksonville, Duval County N
Nov 28th 1896 Y
Dec 11th 1894 North Beach, St. Augustine N
Aug 1st 1894 Jacksonville, Duval County N
Jun 29th 1894 Anastasia Island N
Jul 21st 1889 Fernandina, Nassau County Y
Hillsborough Bay N
Oct 18th 1887 Between Lake Worth & Biscayne Bay, near Hillsboro Y
Fort Pickens, Escambia County Y
Nov 28th 1882 In the bay near the naval yard at Pensacola, Escambia County N
Oct 16th 1881 Pensacola Bay, Escambia County N
Hutchinson Island, Martin County N
Near Fernandina Bar, Nassau County Y
Jun 8th 1849 Pensacola, Escambia County Y
Jun 8th 1849 Pensacola, Escambia County Y
Pensacola Bay, Escambia County Y
N
Lost Tree Village, Palm Beach County N
Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County N
Key West, Monroe County N
Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County N
Mosquito Inlet (Ponce Inlet), Volusia County Y
Palm Beach, Palm Beach County N
Gadsden Point, Tampa Bay N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (184)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (34)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (23)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (18)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (19)
  • February (27)
  • March (66)
  • April (110)
  • May (91)
  • June (110)
  • July (131)
  • August (138)
  • September (174)
  • October (106)
  • November (56)
  • December (22)