Species Highlight: White Sharks

The white shark is the largest predatory shark. It is also the most recognized, feared and admired of the sharks. This is information specifically on confirmed unprovoked white shark attacks. For further information, see the Worldwide Shark Attack Summary and the Carcharodon carcharias species profile.

White Shark Attack Maps

white shark closeup

About White Shark Attacks


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Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida