Mozambique Shark attacks

44 attacks recorded
Mozambique shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Nov 1st 2015 Inhambane Province Maxixe N
Oct 17th 2015 Inhambane Province Nahaduga, Inhambane Bay Y
Oct 8th 2015 Inhambane Province Maxixe, Inhambane Bay N
Dec 22nd 2009 Maputo Province Ponta do Ouro N
Inhambane Off Vilanculos N
Dec 1st 2008 Chidenguele Y
Apr 26th 1998 Gaza Bilene Bay, 180 km north of Maputo Y
Jan 14th 1998 Maputo Province Ponta do Ouro N
Jan 7th 1974 Gaza Xai Xai Y
Jan 7th 1974 Gaza Xai Xai Y
Dec 25th 1973 Gaza Xai Xai N
Dec 21st 1973 Gaza Xai Xai Y
Mar 5th 1973 Gaza Chongeone, Xai Xai Y
Dec 26th 1972 Gaza Xai Xai N
Sep 4th 1972 Inhaca Island N
Apr 1st 1972 Gaza Xai Xai Y
Jan 1st 1971 Gaza Xai Xai N
Between Beira & Maputo Y
Dec 17th 1970 Inhambe Inhasoka, Inhambe Bay Y
Dec 13th 1970 Inhambe Bay Estuary 10 to 12 miles inland from the sea Y
Jan 23rd 1970 Limpopo River 3.2 km inland N
Jan 23rd 1970 Limpopo River Gijana, 150 km inland N
Jan 23rd 1970 Limpopo River Gijana, 150 km inland N
Jan 23rd 1970 Limpopo River Gijana, 150 km inland N
Feb 1st 1968 N
Jan 21st 1967 Bay of Maputo Xefina Island N
Jan 1st 1963 Limpopo River, 547 km from the sea N
Apr 9th 1962 Gaza Xai Xai N
Jan 26th 1962 Gaza Praia Sepulveda N
Dec 18th 1961 Gaza Praia Sepulveda N
Apr 21st 1961 Gaza Sepulveda Beach, Xai Xai N
Apr 9th 1961 Gaza Xai Xai Y
Jan 5th 1961 Limpopo River 190 km to 240 km from the sea N
Aug 14th 1960 Delagoa Bay Bella Vista N
Gaza Xai Xai Y
Oct 7th 1959 Bay of Maputo Xefina Island Y
Jan 2nd 1959 Inhambane Province Off Inhaca Island N
Dec 21st 1951 Bay of Maputu Catembe Y
Nov 1st 1917 Off Inhaca Island Y
Zambesi River Portuguese territory Y
Jul 1st 1906 Maputo Lourenco Marques N
Aug 8th 1880 Y
Off Inhambane N
Santa Maria Peninsula N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Xai Xai (10)
  • Gijana, 150 km inland (3)
  • Off Inhaca Island (2)
  • Ponta do Ouro (2)
  • Xefina Island (2)
  • Praia Sepulveda (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (13)
  • February (1)
  • March (1)
  • April (6)
  • June (1)
  • July (1)
  • August (2)
  • September (1)
  • October (4)
  • November (2)
  • December (9)