Central Province Shark Attacks

23 attacks recorded (12 fatal)
Central Province shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Dec 26th 2019 Ragelapara reef Y
Sep 11th 2011 Hula, near Port Moresby N
Port Moresby N
Mar 28th 1964 30 miles from Port Moresby Y
Jun 1st 1963 Near Fisherman's Island N
Feb 23rd 1962 Fisherman N
Nov 1st 1960 Abau Subdistrict Y
Feb 19th 1960 Tupuselei Village, about 40 miles east of Port Moresby Y
Sep 21st 2021 Mailu area Y
Oct 20th 1956 Kapakapa N
Aug 25th 1956 Paga Point or Fishermans Island, Port Moresby Y
Aug 20th 1956 Paga Point, Port Moresby N
Aug 1st 1956 Yule Island N
Aug 1st 1956 Fisherman's Island, near Port Moresby N
Nov 16th 1955 Kalautu Village, Baibara at the mouth of Oibada River N
Hadrian N
Dec 9th 1954 Kila Beach, Port Moresby Y
Oct 12th 1952 Lalaura Village N
Mar 24th 1939 Port Moresby Y
Sep 21st 2021 Aroma Passage Y
Hula Y
Roku Point Y
Mar 10th 1925 Hula Y

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)
  • Hula (2)
  • East Nakanai, Talasea (2)
  • Manus Island (2)
  • Singour, 60 miles south of Madang (2)
  • Brooker Island , Calvados Chain (2)

Attacks by month

  • February (2)
  • March (3)
  • April (1)
  • June (1)
  • August (4)
  • September (2)
  • October (3)
  • November (2)
  • December (3)