Is it Safe to Enter the Water?
If you plan to take a step and enter the water where there might be shark species that can injure, kill, or consume land animals (In our case us Humans). You should learn all the information you can about those species and their negative interactions with other humans "PRIOR" to entering the water.
We know it is hard to find accurate information about shark attacks with an ocean user's safety a top priority. Most of the shark attack information found is based on unique, partially scientific methods devised by grant starved elasmobranch researchers, grant donors, stakeholders, tourism officials, and special interest groups.
Each year a shark attack summary is released for the previous year's shark attacks. In 2019, 140 people voluntarily took the time to fill out a shark attack report. After investigating the 140 alleged shark-human interactions they found (64) or 45% were proper shark attacks and (76) or 55% were improper shark attacks.
What's the difference between a proper shark attack and an improper shark attack? A proper shark attack is what a ten-member board of directors and ten-member shark attack file committee says it is. An improper shark attack isn't a proper shark attack and never used on any websites, in any news articles, repeated by any google shark attack experts, they just go away as if they never happened. You have less than a 50% percent chance if you are attacked by a shark that it will be a proper one.
Shark Attack News Archive
For the last fifteen years, we have been gathering news articles on shark attacks and listing them in an easy to view format. Check out the Archive.
Government Shark Policies
What are the policies on sharks and shark attacks by the local government.
Shark Attack Information
Are you aware there are many types of shark attacks?
Attack or Bite
Those making money by you going in the water or those wanting to increase shark populations use the word bite. We use the words Shark Attack we want you to be safe.
Shark Attack Files
What are they good for?
Discovery and Nat Geo
Discovery and Nat Geo shark shows. What to expect from the production companies trying to sell shark attack shows.
Shark Week survives by people being attacked by sharks.
Unprovoked vs Not Unprovoked
A Unprovoked shark attack and all the rest
Shark Attack Survivors suggest learning as much as possible about the sharks that attack humans in the area you are visiting. Apply common sense to all the shark and shark attack information you have learned. Shark Attack Survivors for Those Involved in Shark Attacks Sharks Attacks. You do not want to be involved in a shark attack especially a severe shark attack.