Texas Shark Attacks

74 attacks recorded (6 fatal)
Texas shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Aug 9th 2018 Crystal Beach, Galveston County N
Galveston N
Apr 28th 2018 Galveston Bay N
Sep 2nd 2017 South Padre Island, Cameron County N
Jun 14th 2016 Pirates Beach, Galveston N
Jan 24th 2016 Off Surfside, Brazoria County N
Oct 5th 2015 Galveston N
Jun 7th 2014 West Beach, Galveston N
Jun 17th 2013 Surfside Beach, Brazoria County N
Aug 28th 2011 Grass Island, Aransas County N
Jul 7th 2011 Sunday Beach, Matagorda Island, Calhoun County N
Jul 7th 2011 Mustang Island, Nueces County N
May 30th 2011 Follett's Island, Brazoria County N
Matagorda Beach N
Jul 16th 2010 Galveston N
Jun 27th 2010 Eight Mile Beach, Galveston N
Jul 24th 2009 South Padre Island N
Oct 7th 2006 Isla Blanca Park, South Padre Island N
Jul 23rd 2006 Sargent Beach, Matagorda County N
Aug 19th 2005 Crystal Beach (east of Galveston) N
Jul 13th 2005 Port Bolivar, Galveston County N
Jun 2nd 2005 Mustang Island, Corpus Christi N
Apr 7th 2005 Isla Blanca Park, South Padre Island, Cameron County N
Sep 10th 2004 South Padre Island N
Jul 27th 2004 Galveston Island N
Jul 25th 2004 Bryan Beach, Brazoria County N
May 29th 2004 Pirate's Beach, Galveston Island N
May 4th 2004 Channel between South Padre Island & Padre Island National Seashore N
Aug 29th 2003 1.5 miles off Surfside N
Jun 12th 2001 Padre Island National Seashore N
May 29th 2001 Galveston Island N
Jul 7th 2000 Mustang Island, Corpus Christi N
Jun 10th 2000 J.P. Luby Surf Park, Corpus Christi N
Aug 5th 1997 East Beach, Galveston N
Jul 6th 1995 Port Aransas N
Aug 19th 1990 Mustang Island, Nueces County N
Aug 19th 1990 Near Port Aransas, Nueces County N
Jul 22nd 1990 Mustang Island State Park, Nueces County N
Oct 11th 1989 Surfside Beach N
Jul 9th 1989 Sargent Beach, Matagorda County N
Jul 12th 1987 Mustang Island, near Port Aransas N
Jul 12th 1987 Mustang Island, near Port Aransas N
Apr 18th 1987 Mustang Island, near Port Aransas N
Jul 24th 1984 South Padre Island N
Jul 24th 1984 South Padre Island N
Jun 6th 1977 Padre Island N
Apr 28th 1976 Galveston Island N
May 25th 1969 Packery Channel N
Jul 31st 1966 South Jetty, Galveston N
Jul 17th 1966 Point Comfort, Calhoun County 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)
  • 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 (1)
  • February (1)
  • March (1)
  • April (5)
  • May (8)
  • June (10)
  • July (26)
  • August (10)
  • September (6)
  • October (3)
  • November (1)