After the horrific incident off the coast of Egyptespecially on a beach Hurghada on the Red SeaThe world is shocked by the shark attack.
Animal killed Russian tourist Vladimir Popovwho swam with his father Yuri PopovWho could do nothing to save his son.
Although incidents of shark aggression towards people are not common, they can happen. For this reason the researcher has conducted a study Athanasius C. SiklirasDid University of Thessalonikihas shown the places in the world where the most shark attacks are recorded.
Most shark attack areas in the world
According to the study, United States, South Africa and Australia They are the most prone areas for shark attacks. However, none of these countries had a fatal shark attack in 2022.
In fact, Egyptwhere the incident described above occurred, Maximum four deaths occurred in the last year,
But they point out that the open sea is the most dangerous place, which means attacks near the coast are very rare.
“The open ocean is usually quite murky and the pelagic sharks that live there make their living opportunistic. Any potential food source they find, they will try,” he explained. Gavin NaylorDirector of the Shark Research Program Miami Museum of Natural History,
Countries with the most registered shark attacks:
- United States (1,215)
- Australia (315)
- South Africa (202)
- Brazil (88)
- New Zealand (42)
- Mascarene Islands (41)
- Mexico (33)
- Papua New Guinea (32)
- Bahamas (24)
- Fiji Islands (20)
- Egypt (14)
- Hong Kong (13)
- Ecuador (11)
- New Caledonia (10)