Sharks in Saint Lucia

While rare, sharks are still seen in St Lucia. The most common one spotted by scuba divers is the Caribbean reef shark.

List of the Different Types of Sharks in Saint Lucia

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 aren’t any records of sharks attacking people in St Lucia.


In St Lucia, you can interact with sharks while diving.

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