Bahamas Shark attacks

96 attacks recorded
Bahamas shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Aug 7th 2016 New Providence Island Nassau N
Jul 23rd 2016 Abaco Islands Green Turtle Cay N
Tiger Beach N
Mar 26th 2016 N
Dec 11th 2015 Off Andros Island N
Jul 4th 2015 Grand Bahama Island Port Lucaya, Freeport N
Jan 6th 2015 Abaco Islands Tahiti Beach, Elbow Cay N
Aug 9th 2014 N
Jul 13th 2014 West End Tiger Beach N
Jun 25th 2014 Abaco Islands N
Nov 10th 2013 Off Cape Eleuthera N
Sep 1st 2013 N
Jul 28th 2013 Abaco Islands Scotland Cay N
Jul 28th 2013 Exuma Islands Compass Cay N
Jul 28th 2013 Abaco Islands Grand Cay N
Mar 21st 2013 Eleuthera Savannah Sound N
Jul 7th 2012 Eleuthera N
Cat Island N
Jul 13th 2011 Grand Bahama Island Off Lucaya N
Jan 26th 2011 West End Tiger Beach N
Oct 2nd 2010 Exuma Islands N
Oct 2nd 2010 Abaco Islands Elbow Cay N
Aug 29th 2010 Exuma Islands Off Jaws Beach, New Providence Island N
Jul 31st 2009 Abaco Islands Spanish Cay N
Jul 11th 2009 N
Mar 6th 2009 Exuma Islands N
Jun 28th 2008 Abaco Islands N
May 24th 2008 Grand Bahama Island Off West End N
Feb 24th 2008 Northern Bahamas Dive site known as "The End of the Map" Y
Sep 28th 2007 Grand Bahama Sweetings Cay N
May 1st 2007 Bimini N
Oct 1st 2006 New Providence Island Nassau N
Jun 24th 2006 Andros Island Mangrove Cay N
Jan 11th 2006 Grand Bahama Island Sandy Cay N
Oct 3rd 2005 Abaco Grand Cay N
May 18th 2004 Abaco Green Turtle Cay N
Jul 10th 2003 Abaco Bakers Bay N
Jul 4th 2003 Abaco 10 miles west of Walker N
Apr 9th 2002 Abaco Walkers Cay N
Aug 31st 2001 Abaco Islands Grand Cay N
Aug 16th 2001 Grand Bahama Island High Rock, 25 to 30 miles east of Freeport N
Aug 4th 2001 Grand Bahama Island Freeport N
Aug 5th 1999 Abaco Grand Cay N
Aug 15th 1998 Ambergris Cay N
May 26th 1997 Powel Cay N
May 17th 1997 Walkers Cay N
Jul 4th 1996 South of Bimini Cat Cay N
Jun 24th 1994 Freeport N
Apr 6th 1994 Rum Cay N
Aug 21st 1993 15 miles west of Walkers Cay Matinella Reef, 15 to 20 miles west of Walkers Cay N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Nassau (6)
  • Grand Cay (4)
  • Green Turtle Cay (3)
  • Tiger Beach (3)
  • Middle Bight (2)
  • Walkers Cay (2)
  • Bimini (2)
  • Freeport (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (4)
  • February (2)
  • March (3)
  • April (3)
  • May (7)
  • June (10)
  • July (28)
  • August (16)
  • September (6)
  • October (8)
  • November (1)
  • December (2)