New York Shark Attacks

33 attacks recorded (3 fatal)
New York shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 18th 2018 Atlantique Beach, Fire Island, Suffolk County N
Jul 18th 2018 Sailors Haven, Fire Island, Suffolk County N
Sep 24th 2017 Rockaway N
Jul 3rd 2010 Off Long Island N
Jan 1st 2007 Smith Point, Long Island N
Jan 1st 2007 Smith Point, Long Island N
Jun 28th 1964 Long Island N
Jul 29th 1961 Whitewood Point on Lloyd Neck in Oyster Bay N
Sep 2nd 1959 Oak Beach, Fire Inlet N
Sep 1st 1958 Staten Island N
Rockaway Beach N
Jun 25th 1950 Beach 103rd Street, Rockaway N
Montauk N
Jun 15th 1941 15 miles south of Jones Inlet N
Jul 14th 1920 Woodcliff Channel, Freeport, Long Island N
Jul 13th 1916 Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn N
Jul 13th 1916 Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn N
Jul 24th 1909 Rockaway N
Aug 22nd 1898 Prince's Bay, Staten Island N
Aug 21st 1894 Woolsey's Point, East River N
N
Aug 18th 1884 Jamaica Bay N
Aug 9th 1878 East River Y
Aug 8th 1878 Brooklyn Y
Jul 15th 1874 Coney Island N
Aug 1st 1871 Long Island N
Sep 2nd 1865 Greenport Sound, Long Island N
Aug 12th 1864 Mahattan N
Aug 1st 1860 Brooklyn N
Aug 31st 1858 Staten Island, Richmond County N
Aug 29th 1858 Staten Island, Richmond County N
Sep 1st 1805 Sag Harbor, Suffolk County N
Nov 27th 2021 Between Manhattan and The Bronx Y

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)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (2)
  • June (3)
  • July (9)
  • August (12)
  • September (6)