Costa Rica Shark attacks

15 attacks recorded (7 fatal)
Costa Rica shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Apr 28th 2018 Cocos Island Manuelita N
Nov 30th 2017 Cocos Island Manuelita N
Nov 30th 2017 Cocos Island Manuelita Y
Jun 19th 2011 Guanacaste Playa Grande Y
Feb 4th 2007 N
Jan 3rd 2003 North Pacific coast Playa Tamarindo N
Playa Grande N
Sep 21st 1968 Parismina Y
Feb 1st 1964 Puntarenas Y
Jan 16th 1956 San Juan River Y
May 26th 1938 Nicoya Peninsula Y
May 11th 1930 Off Porto Limon N
Feb 1st 1928 Near Puntarenas N
Feb 1st 1928 Near Puntarenas N
Sep 12th 1919 Where Colorado River enters the sea Turtle Bogue Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Manuelita (3)
  • Playa Grande (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (2)
  • February (4)
  • April (1)
  • May (3)
  • June (1)
  • September (1)
  • November (2)