Historical Shark Attacks In Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy

The Tyrrhenian Sea, on the west coast of Italy, is a beautiful place with clear blue waters and sandy beaches.

It has a lot of different kinds of fish and sharks.

One of the sharks you might see is the Blue Shark, which is known for being slim and blue.

It is rare to see them, but it can be exciting if you do.

When you visit the Tyrrhenian Sea, you can do water activities, relax on the beaches, or explore old villages by the coast.

It's a wonderful place to enjoy nature and see interesting sea creatures.

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Understanding our data at Tyrrhenian Sea

In our comprehensive overview of tyrrhenian sea, 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

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationCirceo, Secca Del Quadro
Date1962-09-02
Year1962
TypeUnprovoked
CountryItaly
ActivitySpearfishing With Scuba Gear
NameMaurizio Sarra
SexM
Age28.0
InjuryFatal, Multiple Injuries To Both Legs
FatalY
Time10H20
SpeciesWhite Shark

Recorded Attack #2

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationSan Vincenzo
DateN/A
Year1949
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityFishing, On A Boat
NameMale
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury To Occupant
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark
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Recorded Attack #3

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationCapo D'Anzio
Date1978-09-16
Year1978
TypeUnprovoked
CountryItaly
ActivityDiving
NameFabrizio Marini
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
Time11H00
SpeciesWhite Shark, 5 M [16.5']

Recorded Attack #4

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationSprizze, Isola D'Elba
Date1950-05-01
Year1950
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityFishing On A Boat
NameRemo Adriani
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesUnknown, Possibly A White Shark
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Recorded Attack #5

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationCirceo, Secca Del Faro
DateN/A
Year1962
TypeUnprovoked
CountryItaly
ActivityDiving
NameDante Matacchione
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark

Recorded Attack #6

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationBiodola, Isola D'Elba
Date1982-01-01
Year1982
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityFishing On A Boat
NameGiuseppe Campodonico
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark
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Recorded Attack #7

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationGolfo Di Baratti, Near Piombino (Tuscany)
Date1989-02-02
Year1989
TypeUnprovoked
CountryItaly
ActivityScuba Diving, But Swimming On Surface
NameLuciano Costanzo
SexM
Age47.0
InjuryFatal. His Body Not Recovered
FatalY
Time10H25
Species6 M [20'] White Shark

Recorded Attack #8

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationLacona, Isola D'Elba
Date1982-01-01
Year1982
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityBoat
NameGiovanni Vuoso
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Details
FatalUnknown
TimeN/A
Species6 M [20'] White Shark
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Recorded Attack #9

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
Location1.5 Miles South Of San Felice Circeo
Date1956-09-01
Year1956
TypeUnprovoked
CountryItaly
ActivityScuba Diving
NameGoffredo Lombardo
SexM
AgeN/A
InjurySurvived
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark, 13'10, 1320-Lb Female

Recorded Attack #10

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationKrater Found During Excavations At Lacco Ameno, Ischia
DateN/A
YearZ
TypeSea Disaster
CountryItaly
ActivityShipwreck
NameMales
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryDepicts Shipwrecked Sailors Attacked By A Shark/S
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A
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Recorded Attack #11

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationMarciana Marina, Isola D'Elba
Date1984-12-03
Year1984
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityBoat
NameN/A
SexN/A
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark

Recorded Attack #12

AreaTyrrhenian Sea
LocationMarciana Marina, Isola D'Elba
Date1987-01-01
Year1987
TypeWatercraft
CountryItaly
ActivityBoat
NameAniello Mattera And Giorgio Allori
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryNo Injury
FatalN
TimeN/A
SpeciesWhite Shark
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