Historical Shark Attacks In Saint-Paul, Reunion

Saint-Paul in Réunion is a town on the western coast of the island in the Indian Ocean.

The beach is a stretch of sand with palm trees.

It is popular for its natural beauty and wildlife, notably sharks like bull and tiger sharks.

Safety measures are in place to protect people enjoying the waters.

Saint-Paul offers a mix of relaxation and nature experiences for visitors to enjoy.

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Understanding our data at Saint-Paul

In our comprehensive overview of saint-paul, 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

AreaSaint-Paul
LocationN/A
Date1992-06-01
Year1992
TypeUnprovoked
CountryReunion
ActivityDiving
NameN/A
SexN/A
AgeN/A
InjurySurvived
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesMako Shark

Recorded Attack #2

AreaSaint-Paul
LocationEmbouchure De L'Étang De Saint Paul
Date1996-01-10
Year1996
TypeUnprovoked
CountryReunion
ActivitySurfing
NameGrégory Bénèche
SexM
Age25
InjuryFatal
FatalY
Time16H00
SpeciesTiger Shark, 300-Kg [662-Lb]
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Recorded Attack #3

AreaSaint-Paul
LocationLe Cimetière Marin
Date2013-07-15
Year2013
TypeUnprovoked
CountryReunion
ActivitySwimming & Snorkeling
NameSarah Roperh
SexF
Age15
InjuryFatal
FatalY
Time14H15
SpeciesN/A

Recorded Attack #4

AreaSaint-Paul
LocationCap De La Marianne
Date1992-06-28
Year1992
TypeUnprovoked
CountryReunion
ActivitySurfing
NameTheirry Mercredi
SexM
Age16
InjuryFatal
FatalY
Time14H30
SpeciesBull Shark Or Lemon Shark
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Recorded Attack #5

AreaSaint-Paul
LocationCap De La Marianne
Date1993-06-29
Year1993
TypeUnprovoked
CountryReunion
ActivityBody Boarding
NameTheirry Mercredi
SexM
Age16
InjuryNote: See 1992.06.28
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A

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