Historical Shark Attacks In Malampa Province, Vanuatu

Malaria Province in Vanuatu is a stunning location in the South Pacific Ocean.

The area boasts clear waters, sandy beaches, and lush landscapes.

It is a peaceful place for those seeking a break from everyday life.

The waters around Malaria Province are home to marine life, including coral reefs and fish.

Sharks are also present in the area.

While they are rarely seen near the coast of Vanuatu, they are part of the marine ecosystem.

Visitors to Malaria Province can enjoy nature by exploring coves and bays or trying water activities like snorkeling and diving.

Whether relaxing on the beach or immersing in the underwater world, the province offers a unique natural experience.

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Understanding our data at Malampa Province

In our comprehensive overview of malampa province, the data presented in this article is compiled from a variety of public sources, providing a consolidated view of shark encounters by beach.

As you explore the data, it is important to note that while we have organized the information by specific areas, neighboring areas may also have their own detailed posts.

We encourage you to utilize the search function on our website to discover unique posts that may pertain to nearby locations.

Given the unpredictable and often chaotic circumstances surrounding shark attacks, some of the details within our tables have been inferred post-incident.

This is a common practice in the documentation of such events, due to factors like the rapid response required at the scene and the retrospective nature of assembling such data.

Our aim is to offer a resource that not only informs but also enhances awareness and safety practices for all who venture into the marine environment.

As you navigate through the information, we hope it serves as a reminder of the respect and caution that our florida beaches command.

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Recorded Attack #1

AreaMalampa Province
LocationAtchin Island Off Malakula
Date2005-06-22
Year2005
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySwimming
NameAlysha Margaret Webster
SexF
Age7
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeAfternoon
SpeciesOn 8/13/2005 Anglers From New Zealand Caught A 2.8 M [9'3], 140-Kg [309-Lb] Shark At The Same Spot. It Was Believed This Was The Same Shark That Killed Alysha

Recorded Attack #2

AreaMalampa Province
LocationMalakula (Malakula Island)
Date2004-11-11
Year2004
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySnorkeling
NameA German Tourist (Male)
SexM
Age30S
InjuryThigh Bitten
FatalN
Time09H00
SpeciesN/A
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Recorded Attack #3

AreaMalampa Province
LocationPort Sandwich, Malakula
Date1992-06-19
Year1992
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySwimming
NameAndrea Rush
SexF
Age21
InjuryRight Leg Was Bitten Above And Below The Knee And An Artery Was Punctured
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

Recorded Attack #4

AreaMalampa Province
LocationVao Island
Date1987-04-01
Year1987
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySwimming
NameMale
SexM
Age8
InjuryFatal
FatalY
Time12H00
Species4.3 M Shark
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Recorded Attack #5

AreaMalampa Province
LocationPort Sandwich Bay, Lamap, Malakula
Date1985-01-01
Year1985
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivityN/A
NameAmerican Child
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

Recorded Attack #6

AreaMalampa Province
LocationOff The Beach Opposite Atchin Island, Malakula
Date1983-01-01
Year1983
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivityRan Into The Water
NameSwedish Tourist
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryFatal, Arm/Shoulder Severed
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A
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Recorded Attack #7

AreaMalampa Province
LocationAtchin Island, Off Malakula
Date1984-06-03
Year1984
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySwimming
NameFelix Brem
SexM
Age20S
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

Recorded Attack #8

AreaMalampa Province
LocationIsland Of Paam'A
Date1965-01-01
Year1965
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivityN/A
Name3 Males
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryFatal. Said To Have Been Killed By Sorcerers That Turned Themselves Into Sharks. The Alleged Sorcerers Were Taken Into Custody By Authorities But Released Due To Lack Of Evidence.
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A
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Recorded Attack #9

AreaMalampa Province
LocationRanon, Ambryn
Date1978-01-01
Year1978
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivitySwimming
NameVanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire
SexF
AgeN/A
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

Recorded Attack #10

AreaMalampa Province
LocationHokai, Malakula
DateN/A
YearZ
TypeProvoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivityAttempting To Drive Shark From Area
NameA Chief
SexM
AgeN/A
InjurySpeared Shark Broke Outrigger Of Canoe Throwing Man Into The Water & Shark Bit His Buttock Provoked Incident
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesA Large Hammerhead Shark
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Recorded Attack #11

AreaMalampa Province
LocationMalakula
DateN/A
YearZ
TypeUnprovoked
CountryVanuatu
ActivityN/A
NameFemale
SexF
AgeN/A
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

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