Dominica is a Caribbean island nation. The species of shark seen around the island include the nurse shark, the blue shark, and the silky shark.
List of the Different Types of Sharks in Dominica
|Blue Shark||6-11 feet||Not aggressive|
|Bull Shark||7-12 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Caribbean Reef Shark||8-9 feet||Not aggressive|
|Great Hammerhead Shark||15-20 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Nurse Shark||18-32 feet||Not aggressive|
|Oceanic Whitetip Shark||10-13 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Scalloped Hammerhead Shark||9-12 feet||Moderately aggressive|
|Smooth Hammerhead Shark||8-12 feet||Not aggressive (but are potentially dangerous)|
|Shortfin Mako Shark||6.5-9.5 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Silky Shark||7-10 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Tiger Shark||10-14 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Whale Shark||18-32 feet||Not aggressive|
1. Have there been shark attacks in Dominica?
There haven’t been any reported shark attacks in Dominica.