New Jersey Shark Attacks

48 attacks recorded
New Jersey shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Nov 7th 2013 Bay Head, Ocean County N
Jul 25th 2011 Egg Harbor, Atlantic County N
Dec 5th 2009 Adventure Aquarium, Camden N
Jun 5th 2005 Surf City, Long Beach Island N
Jul 27th 1980 Ocean City N
Oct 21st 1975 Sandy Hook N
Jun 22nd 1966 Reeds Bay, Brigantine N
Aug 26th 1965 Steel Pier, Atlantic City N
Aug 12th 1962 Manasquan, Ocean County N
Aug 30th 1960 Ocean City N
Aug 22nd 1960 Seaside Park N
Aug 21st 1960 Sea Girt N
Jul 22nd 1941 Brielle (Offshore) N
Jul 12th 1936 Long Branch (offshore) N
Jun 18th 1935 50 miles offshore N
Aug 10th 1932 Offshore, between Mantoloking & Point Pleasant, Ocean County N
Jun 28th 1932 10 miles offshore from Sea Isle City N
Jun 26th 1932 Off Ocean City N
Aug 27th 1931 1 mile ESE of Navesink N
Sandy Hook (ocean side) N
Jul 15th 1931 Sea Girt N
Nov 18th 1928 Seabright N
Off shore N
Aug 24th 1926 Seaside, Ocean County Y
Jul 12th 1926 20 miles off Seabright N
Dec 7th 2019 Sea Bright Y
Dec 7th 2019 Sea Bright N
Dec 7th 2019 Ocean City (offshore) N
Sep 21st 1917 Sea Bright, Monmouth County N
Jul 12th 1916 In Matawan Creek, off NJ Clay Company brickyards at Cliffwood, Monmouth County, 9.5 miles from the sea N
Jul 12th 1916 Matawan Creek, 10 miles from the sea Y
Jul 12th 1916 Matawan Creek, 10 miles from the sea Y
Jul 6th 1916 Spring Lake, Monmouth County Y
Jul 1st 1916 Beach Haven, Ocean County Y
Jun 30th 1916 Atlantic City N
Lavalette N
Spring Lake, Monmouth County N
Lower Delaware Bay N
Atlantic City N
Atlantic City N
Jul 6th 1902 Atlantic City N
Aug 2nd 1895 Raritan Bay N
Aug 29th 1891 Off Longport, Atlantic County N
Off Normandie-by-the-Sea, Monmouth County N
Shrewsbury River, Highlands, Monmouth County N
Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, Monmouth County N
Aug 1st 1886 Shrewsbury River, Highlands, Monmouth County N
Bayonne N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (164)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (32)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (17)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (17)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (16)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (11)
  • Florida Keys (11)

Attacks by month

  • June (6)
  • July (12)
  • August (21)
  • September (2)
  • October (1)
  • November (2)
  • December (1)