The Top 5 Deadliest Sharks on Earth

  Name Attacks Humans Killed Red List Status
1 Great White Shark
(Carcharodon carcharias)
451 65 Vulnerable
2 Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) 158 27 Lower Risk (nt)
3 Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) 120 25 Lower Risk (nt)
4 Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) 75 3 Vulnerable
5 Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) 41 1 Lower Risk (nt)
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Sources:  Florida Museum of Natural History International Shark Attack File 2010 , IUCN Red List.

List Notes: This list includes species of shark implicated in attacks around the world from the years 1580 to 2008. Includes Non Air-Sea Disaster, and Air-Sea Disaster statistics. (nt)--means "near threatened".
Deadliest Sharks on Earth

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