Italy Shark attacks

45 attacks recorded
Italy shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Mar 29th 2015 Sardinia Off Ogliastra Y
Jun 10th 2012 Sardinia Muravera N
Aug 3rd 2001 Rimini N
Sep 24th 1999 Adriatic Sea San Benedetto N
Aug 27th 1998 Marches region 12 miles off Senigallia (Adriatic Sea) N
Jul 30th 1991 Ligurian Sea Portofino, 20 miles offshore, Tigullio Bay, Santa Margherita Ligure (Liguria) N
Jun 6th 1989 Tuscany Marinella, between Punta Blanca & Marine del Carrara N
Feb 2nd 1989 Tyrrhenian Sea Golfo di Baratti, near Piombino (Tuscany) N
Aug 2nd 1988 Adriatic Sea Ippocampo (Manfredonia) N
Jan 18th 1987 Tyrrhenian Sea Marciana Marina, Isola d'Elba N
Sicily Punta Secca N
Dec 3rd 1984 Tyrrhenian Sea Marciana Marina, Isola d'Elba N
Jun 15th 1983 Northwest Italy Riomaggiore (Ligura) N
Jan 18th 1982 Tyrrhenian Sea Lacona, Isola d'Elba N
Jan 18th 1982 Tyrrhenian Sea Biodola, Isola d'Elba N
Sep 16th 1978 Tyrrhenian Sea Capo d'Anzio N
Sardinia Golfo di Oristano N
Jun 1st 1967 Sicily Stretto di Messina N
Aug 13th 1966 Pulsano, near Taranto N
Sep 2nd 1962 Tyrrhenian Sea Circeo, Secca del Quadro Y
Tyrrhenian Sea Circeo, Secca del Faro N
Jul 7th 1961 Adriatic Sea Riccione N
Sep 1st 1956 Tyrrenian Sea 1.5 miles south of San Felice Circeo N
Mar 25th 1956 Ligurian Sea Genova, S. Nazaro, Punta Vagno N
Aug 4th 1952 Genoa N
Aug 4th 1952 Genoa N
Salerno Amalfi Y
May 1st 1950 Tyrrhenian Sea Sprizze, Isola d'Elba N
Tyrrhenian Sea San Vincenzo N
Jan 18th 2018 Adriatic Sea Y
Aug 1st 1943 40 miles south of Naples Tyrrhenian Sea N
Aug 30th 1934 Adriatic Sea Off Reotore Y
Aug 27th 1934 Sicily Catania N
Tuscany Viareggio N
Jul 24th 1926 Golfo di Genova in the Ligurian Sea Varazze Y
Jan 1st 1909 Sicily Off Capo San Croce, near Augusta (Catania) N
Near Naples Y
Genoa N
Imperia Province Bordighera Y
Sicily Stretto di Messina Y
Mar 16th 1877 Strait of Messina Off Calabria N
Sep 1st 1868 Adriatic Sea Trieste Y
Jun 1st 1721 Sardinia Ponte della Maddelena, Y
Tyrrhenian Sea Vase found during excavations at Lacco Ameno, Ischia N
Adriatic Sea N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Genoa (3)
  • Stretto di Messina (2)
  • Marciana Marina, Isola d'Elba (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (1)
  • March (3)
  • May (2)
  • June (5)
  • July (7)
  • August (10)
  • September (5)
  • October (1)
  • November (1)
  • December (1)