Papua New Guinea Shark attacks

129 attacks recorded
Papua New Guinea shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
N
Sep 11th 2011 Central Province Hula, near Port Moresby N
Louisiade Archipelago Brooker Island , Calvados Chain N
Louisiade Archipelago Gawa Reefs, Sudest Island Y
May 21st 2002 Tewatewa Island N
Jun 30th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
May 7th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby N
May 7th 2000 Madang Province Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang Y
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang N
Feb 9th 1996 Madang Province Madang Y
New Ireland Province N
May 1st 1968 New Ireland Province N
Gulf Province Orokolo Bay Y
Jan 17th 1968 Morobe Province Finschafen Y
Central Province Port Moresby N
Sep 7th 1967 New Ireland Province N
Sep 6th 1967 New Ireland Province Lambom Island Y
Sep 1st 1967 Lamassa Island, 16 miles from Lambon Island Y
Mar 1st 1967 New Britain Barawon Beach, near Rabaul N
New Ireland Province Y
Oct 30th 1966 New Ireland Province Lamassa Island, 16 miles from Lambom Island Y
Oct 19th 1966 New Ireland Province Mission Beach, Lambon Island, near Duke of York Islands Y
Jul 14th 1966 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Manus Island Y
Oct 1st 1965 New Britain N
Sep 21st 1965 Sek Harbor N
Sep 12th 1965 East Sepik Moem Village near Wewak N
Jun 1st 1965 Near Bougainville (North Solomons) Huhunoti Island N
Dec 10th 1964 Bougainville (North Solomons) Buka Island N
Dec 9th 1964 Bougainville (North Solomons) Off Sing Village, Buka Island N
Jul 1st 1964 New Ireland Province A reef off New Hanover (Northern end) Y
Jul 1st 1964 New Ireland Province Southern end N
Jun 17th 1964 New Britain Near Rabaul N
Apr 7th 1964 Madang Province Inshore side of reef near Madang Y
Mar 28th 1964 Central Province 30 miles from Port Moresby Y
Nov 30th 1963 Gulf Province Kukipi, 150 miles west of Port Moresby in the Lakekamu River area N
New Britain N
Jun 1st 1963 Central Province Near Fisherman's Island N
Feb 27th 1963 New Ireland Province Namatanai N
Aug 30th 1962 Northern District Kufulu Point N
Aug 1st 1962 New Ireland Province, Bismarck Archipelago Pekinberui Village, Tabar Island Y
Jun 10th 1962 Mouth of Suareng River, a mile from Taludig Y
Mar 24th 1962 Madang Matukar village Y
Feb 23rd 1962 Central Province Fisherman N
Jan 11th 1962 10 Jukuataia Village N
Aug 1st 1961 Vanimo on Musu side of Wutong anchorage N
Jun 1st 1961 Admiralty Islands, Manus Province Rossun, Manus N
Nov 1st 1960 Central Province Abau Subdistrict Y
Oct 1st 1960 New Britain East Nakanai, Talasea N
Milne Bay Province N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Taludig (3)
  • Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby (3)
  • Port Moresby (3)
  • Madang (3)
  • Singour, 60 miles south of Madang (2)
  • Brooker Island , Calvados Chain (2)
  • Hula (2)
  • East Nakanai, Talasea (2)
  • Manus Island (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (5)
  • February (8)
  • March (9)
  • April (7)
  • May (8)
  • June (9)
  • July (6)
  • August (8)
  • September (8)
  • October (10)
  • November (8)
  • December (7)