How many shark attacks are there in Thailand?
According to the International Shark Attack File at the Florida Museum of Natural History, there have been four confirmed unprovoked shark attacks in Thailand from 1580 to the present.
Has a mako shark ever killed a human?
ISAF statistics records 9 shortfin attacks on humans between 1580 and 2017, one of which was fatal, along with 20 boat attacks. This mako is regularly blamed for attacks on humans and, due to its speed, power, and size, it is certainly capable of injuring and killing people.
Is it safe to swim in Thailand waters?
The clear warm waters are enticing, and are pretty safe for most of the year. The sea does contain dangerous creatures, such as sea snakes, lionfish, stonefish and jellyfish. However, it’s only really jellyfish that could concern swimmers, and these are not much of a problem on Thailand’s Andaman coast.
What is the friendliest shark?
Nurse sharks are thought to be among the most docile sharks, and frequently allow humans to swim near them or pet them.