2015 shark attack bites tracking map.
Unfortunately some media outlets sensationalize some shark interactions as full blown killer sharks on the loose. However, as you see in the map below shark attacks bites are not that common. Most shark attack bites are clustered on the eastern coast of Florida. This is due to rough surf which creates limited visibility for the sharks along with large schools of bait fish in the surf zone.
The map has categories (bites, fatal and interactions) on the left hand side. If you cannot see these in your browser, click on the top right button at the top of the map to open in full screen.
Once you click on an article link, you will be taken to the details of the incident.
The map is intended to show the locations of shark attacks and bites. Keep in mind, there are millions of people in the waters every day, if sharks were crazy killers, the map would be filled to the brim.
Did you know Bill Gates says you should be more worried about mosquitoes than sharks? So be safe and enjoy the waters.
Want to track live sharks? Click here. 2016 Shark attack bite map available here.
All 2015’s Shark attacks and bites, pinpointed on an easy to use map below. Includes relevant information on the attack/bite: fatal/non fatal, location, victim.
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Shark attack bite locations are mapped using all available information. However, the exact spot of the incident may not be 100% correct as this is a world wide endeavor. If you have any corrections, please let us know in the comments. This map is for informational use only.