Kenya is home to sharks like the blue, shortfin mako, and whale shark.
List of the Different Types of Sharks in Kenya
|Blacktip Reef Shark||3-4 feet||Moderately aggressive (if provoked)|
|Blue Shark||6-11 feet||Not aggressive|
|Gray Reef Shark||4-5 feet||Highly aggressive|
|Scalloped Hammerhead Shark||9-12 feet||Moderately aggressive|
|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|
|Whitetip Reef Shark||3-5.5 feet||Moderately aggressive (only when provoked)|
1. Have there been shark attacks in Kenya?
There have been several shark attacks in the country, with the most recent one taking place in 2011.
2. Can I go diving with sharks in Kenya?
Yes, there are certain places in Kenya where you can go diving with whale sharks.