The Maldives, a paradise of azure waters and pristine beaches, attracts countless visitors each year. While tourism thrives, and water sports enthusiasts revel in the archipelago’s offerings, there’s an underlying aspect of marine life that demands attention to shark attacks. Updated weekly on shark attacks in the Maldives, this section delves into the specifics of these rare encounters, providing tourists and locals alike with essential insights into human interaction with these majestic creatures in Maldivian waters.
Recent Shark Attacks in Maldives
|Date / Time||Country / Area||Activity||Name||Sex / Age||Injury||Species|
|01-01-2023||Maldives ,Vaavu Atoll||Snorkeling at Shark Feeding site||Carmen Canovas Cervello||F /30||Minor injury to shoulder and back||Nurse shark|
|05-10-2022||MALDIVES||Fishing||male||M /62||Right cakf bitten when he fell overboard|
|12-23-2020 09h36||MALDIVES ,Raa Atoll||Fell off fishing boat||male||M /40||Injuries to leg|
|04-23-2018 21h50||MALDIVES ,Alifu Alifu Atoll||Fishing||Ahmed Rasheed||M /32||5-inch cut to hand||Tiger shark|