Your question: What kind of sharks are in Thailand?

Are there shark attacks in Thailand?

Shark attacks are incredibly rare in Thailand, with it having been more than 50 years since a person was reported to have been bitten by a shark in the country. Both bull and blacktip reef shark rarely attack larger prey, the Thai marine expert noted.

How many shark attacks happen in Thailand?

The Florida Museum of Natural History’s International Shark Attack File investigated 129 alleged shark-human interactions worldwide in 2020. ISAF confirmed 57 unprovoked shark bites on humans and 39 provoked bites.

U.S. leads world in number of unprovoked bites.

Country Total Fatal
Thailand 1
Worldwide 57 10

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.

Where in Thailand can you swim with whale sharks?

Where Can You Find Whale Sharks? Thailand!

  • Koh Tao. The tropical island of Koh Tao is famously known for its incredible diving, white sand beaches and fun lifestyle but did you know that you can also dive with whale sharks here? …
  • Chumphon. …
  • The Similan Islands. …
  • Koh Phangan. …
  • Koh Lanta. …
  • Koh Samui. …
  • Koh Phi Phi. …
  • Koh Chang.
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Are Phuket beaches safe?

Don’t get us wrong, the sea around Phuket is pretty safe most of the year. It’s what makes this island paradise so dreamy, and why running down the white sand beaches and into the warm ocean water feels perfect every time.