Sharks in Grenada

The nurse shark is the most commonly seen shark in Grenada. There have also been rare sightings of reef sharks as well as other species, including the bull and tiger sharks.

List of the Different Types of Sharks in Grenada

Species Maximum Size Aggressiveness
Blacktip Reef Shark 3-4 feet Moderately aggressive (if provoked)
Bull Shark 7-12 feet Highly aggressive
Caribbean Reef Shark 8-9 feet Not aggressive
Nurse Shark 18-32 feet Not aggressive
Tiger Shark 10-14 feet Highly aggressive



There are four recorded shark attacks in Grenada. However, these last took place in 1970, and there haven’t been any recent incidents.


Outside of the occasional nurse shark, it’s doubtful one would encounter sharks while swimming.

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