Shark Attack Map of USA from 1670

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for full data and maps for other countries and regions, visit Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/sharks/isaf/isafabout.htm)

Location Earliest Data # Attacks # Fatalities
World 2,463 471
USA 1670 1,085 44
Australia 1700 488 149
South Africa 1905 203 49
Asia 1580 124 51
Oceana 1925 124 50
Brazil 1931 90 21
New Zealand 1852 47 8
Antilles 1749 40 15
Europe 1847 35 17
Bahamas 1749 27 0
Mexico/Central America 1880 18 8
Bermuda 1900 3 0
Canada 1972 0 0

This isn’t investment data, but it’s summer and shark attacks are in the news — we think this is very interesting information.

The quality of the data is lower for earlier periods and for less developed countries or regions, but this is the sum of reported/recorded attacks.

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