World's Deadliest Sharks

The Top Ten
1 Great White Shark The great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.

Great White sharks are not as deadly as most think. Most attacks are accidental, and shark attacks are rarer (estimated) than a plane crash, and the bite is usually a test bite. Sharks tend to disfavor humans for food anyways due to our bony bodies to them, and were often mistaken for seals, a favorite for them. And why are people so scared if WE are the ones who are threatening them to extinction? We need to stop killing endangered animals, people!

I was watching shark attacks and the Great White Shark will not know the difference between a person or a seal because they have little legs but the shark will still think it is a person cause because they both have legs and arms but the seal just a little shorter that is mainly why they eat people and seals because they do not know the difference. If you have questions you can comment and leave a message for me.

They do not mean any harm we kill them Way more than they killed us we kill thousands and they only killed six of us a year most the time on accident the bull shark will sometimes do it on purpose but only because if it doesn't it will die of hunger also most of them are plant eaters and well only eat fish Tiger Sharks will also eat trash to help clean the sea you may see jaws and think sharks are evil but we will cut off their fins for a pointless soup and throw them back into the ocean to suffer and slowly die and they just do one one bite for a good reason and sometimes by accident and will shove spirits into them for fun and for sport also if they don't eat seals then They will have too many and they will eat all the fish which will corrupt the food chain and kill other cute animals like dolphins so sharks are harmless humans are harmful

I was attacked by a great white and a bull shark, the great white shark was by far the worst as I lost both my legs in one bite, six years later with prostetic limbs I returned to the water to resume scuba diving. A year after returning to the ocean I was attacked in Florida by a bull shark, I estimated it to be 12 feet long and all I lost was my right hand below the elbow, so in my opinon I believe the great white is the deadlier!

2 Bull Shark The bull shark is a requiem shark that is considerably dangerous. These sharks live in both freshwater and saltwater environments. Bull sharks can be recognized by seeing a shark in freshwater and watching the shark due a hit and run.

Definitely should be number one, it is the only shark that can go into fresh water, making it extremely dangerous, they have literally been found up hundreds of miles up the Mississippi river!

Bull Shark is 100% the deadliest in my opinion. Just because they don't get a lot of fame from movies, doesn't mean they arnet deadly. They can swim in freshwater as well as salt so they can live almost anywhere, they have high testosterone and are territorial so will attack almost anything! Great whites it is usually mistaken identity or test nibble and then the spit ya out. Bulls don't care what it is they will just attack. That being said they are still beutiful sharks and need our protection not being culled that is bad

Bull sharks are mean sharks that can be in both fresh and salt water so that can be a problem. Though despite the bull shark being in the fearsome three (it, tiger shark and great white shark), the tiger shark and itself has kills in the double digits while the great white shark has kills in the triple digits. Don't get me wrong, very good silver medal but when it comes to statistics you can't argue with that

The Bull Shark is the deadliest shark. Its kidneys works differently compared to most sharks. They can live in freshwater for a long time as well as Saltwater. Because of this, some attacks made from Bull Sharks often happens in freshwater. Some people blame the attacks on Great Whites by their identity when the Bull Shark attacks the humans because they look similar. Bull Sharks are more common than the fearsome Great White. Honestly I don't know why I voted for Bull Shark I mean they are deadly but Megalodon though. Well they are extinct which means Bull Sharks maybe are the deadliest shark in the seas now but it doesn't mean it will stay with the title!

3 Megalodon The megalodon is an extinct species of shark which was about 59 feet (18 meters) long and hunted in the seas until about 1.5 million years ago. It was similar to today's great white shark-but three times longer and 20 times heavier. more.

Megladon was the most dangerous shark that ever lived because it could kill ANY animal in the sea basically and the great white shark which is claimed to be the most dangerous shark ever are actually very weak compared to megladon the only reason megladon is extinct is because the temperature of the ocean got colder and they got weaker but great whites were used to it and it didn't effect them so scientist say that most likely that a great white shark bit a megladon causing is to bleed out fast because the water tempurature of the water effected it so much there for the megladon died and went extinct

How is this 3rd? This is the deadliest shark. It was probably placed third because it is old and extinct and so other sharks such as Great whites or Bull sharks became deadlier than the Megaladon. The Megaladon is longer than the Titanic. It however holds record as the biggest animal alive. However it does not hold the record for being the biggest animal alive. Taken by the Blue whale. this beast could swallow about 40 - 70 Great whites and still be hungry after a large amount of food. I might be wrong on it's size and food but it's pretty big compared to many things. this was my opinion on the Megaladon. What's yours?

The reason it isn't at the top of the list is because we are focusing on modern day sharks not prehistoric ones. It isn't realistic or fair to the other sharks on the list because Megalodon is huge compared to them it wouldn't be a competiton and there will be no point in doing it. Anyway the great white shark was more adaptable than megalodon because it survived to modern times while Megalodon went extinct.

I completely disagree I believe that the megalodon is still alive I don't care what anyone says I may only be a small 13 year old girl surfer the ocean is my life I live in Durban and look out to the sea everyday and I ask my self the same question every day what is it like what. If the megalodon is still out there so I disagree with the person that say the megalodon does not exist if you agree with me VOTE! MEGALODON

4 Tiger Shark The tiger shark is a species of requiem shark and the only extant member of the genus Galeocerdo. It is a large macropredator, capable of attaining a length over 5 m. Populations are found in many tropical and temperate waters, especially around central Pacific islands.

I am 15 and I saw one of these before when I was boogie boarding on the water. It was about 11 feet long and it was coming towards me so I started to run with my board back to shore. I told my parents and they told the lifeguard, who actually did see it too, and started shouting through the megaphone to get out of the water. I was kind of traumatized for that vacation, but I still enjoyed it, because they had great ice cream. That's besides the point though. The point is, I saw one at 5 feet in the water, and that is rare, I think. I was shocked, but then later, my friends knew about it somehow and they thought I was really cool and brave. Basically, if you want to be popular at your school, you have to see a shark coming towards you. Nice society that we're living in.

I am in middle school and I know that this shark is the ultimate predator of this time. It has a stronger bite force than the great white. The great white might have had the most attacks on humans, but the tiger shark has more human fatalities on humans. The great white only counts for 27% of human fatalities. The Tiger shark counts for 30% of humans fatalities. It should be #2. Second only to megaladon becuase of the size advantage. Oh and don't forget it is really easy to get aggravated. But you can't forget their teeth. They are like saws and they can cut a human in half in one bite and they have been known to cut smallers sharks in half.

Ok tiger sharks are deadly whether you like it or not. In fact, tiger sharks are in the fearsome three (it, bull shark and great white shark). The difference is that it and the bull shark are in the double digits and the great white is in the triple digits. Now you might be wondering why it's not ahead of the bull shark. I mean after all it does have "tiger" in its name. But once again it comes down to statistics. The bull shark has kills in the 70's and the tiger shark has kills in the 30's.

#1 DEADLYEST SHARK THE TIGER SHARK! I don't care what anyone says my opinion and Statistics show that this shark the Tigershark,
Is the most deadliest shark they will eat their own and everything around them. They also seek out boats that sink by shipwreck etc, they seek out anything and everything. They will journey very long distances just to seek out pray. They should definitely be number one on this list. Please UnderStand And swim with caution!

5 Shortfin Mako

Ok, mako sharks are scary all the way. Something tells me this thing should even be ahead of the megalodon (because it's dead). Now the most deadly aspect about mako's is its sheer speed. But then again out of all the shark attacks a year by a mako (about 20), there is an average of just 4 fatalities. That sounds like a lot until compared to by great white sharks, bull sharks and tiger sharks. Mako deadly not deadliest.

This is my favorite shark. This should be number 1. It is the fastest shark in the world and a very large and dangerous shark. There has been 20 mako shark attacks a year. 4 are fatal. The size is 10 - 15 feet for this shark. Also, its life span can reach to 30 years max! MY FAVORITE SHARK :D Please like.

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The mako can reach speeds of 30 to 60 mph and the fastest shark in the ocean and it's a pretty big shark it so deserves fist place

I really love this shark short fin mako length is up to 19 feet long

6 Oceanic Whitetip Shark

Whitetip sharks are dangerous no question, also popular. Though again stated from "titan", only 5 people died from that creature. The ship story in Indianapolis sounds a little sketchy to be true. And if it was, it was multiple sharks not one. I mean if I said three great whites were biting your body to pieces what would you say about that. Again deadly, but not deadliest.

This shark killed hundreds of crew members from the Indianapolis when it was down. 900 crew members escapedtho the water, and only 316 were saved. Tue Whitetips have feeding frenzies which are insane. This shark is brutal, and is a natural predator. Amazing

You guys are underating this. If we could proove the ship attack when it killed hundreds of people it would be #1 but it should at least be # 6 or 5.

Yes, this shark is by far the deadliest killing thousands of sailors during WW 2 when their ships were sunk.

7 Hammerhead Shark

Hammer heads look ferocious at first and can be if not dealt with correctly but think about it, how many fatalities has it done a year? That I'll leave you to research

This shark can nearly shred any stuff one day I went to USA then saw a hammer head with 5 Swiss Army knives in its gut

This is my favorite shark besides tiger sharks

One of the coolest looking sharks

8 Sandtiger Shark

I think that the sandtiger shark should be number 5 or 4 because if you look at the teeth you'll freak I know a lot about sharks but the sandtiger shark has about only a couple attacks thanks!

If anything this should be one if the last. Sand sharks are completely harmless to humans. They only attack if they are messed with first.

They look scary but have never attacked a human. All they eat are crabs anyway. That's why they have the sharp teeth

Sand sharks are completely harmless to humans, unless disturb..

9 Blue Shark

Ready to kill you blue sharks are extremely deadly but not deadliest, still very dangerous creatures

More deadly then the extinct Megalodon

Blue Sharks have NEVER attacked humans

Is no they are more deadlier than a great white shark

10 Goblin Shark

The Goblin Shark has only been seen about 50 times since it's discovery in 1897. It's a strange shark, indeed, with its protrusible jaws and crooked teeth. I can see where it gets its name.

I don't know how you would think a deep sea dweller like that would be a threat to humans.

Yeah it's scary, but it's been reported to not be naturally aggressive towards humans

This shark is very agressive when it opens it mouth another onw comes out

The Contenders
11 Lemon Shark

Leomen sharks are really aggressive you can get killed in you go to close to them

20 reported deaths since 1892 make this shark very dangerous. Aggressive if provoked.

Hey I call my friend lemen

12 Blacktip Reef Shark

They are a close relatives to the white tip sharks often found together in feeding frenzies.

A mako can kill them

Ummm My dad cought one and I was on the boat he cought a five foot one

I've seen the video where idiots drag a live shark behind a boat at high speeds uploaded by CBS This Morning and the comments are horrific. I'll name all the commenters who should be ashamed of there selves: Sammy Huff, I'm Awesome, AlyceeluvWKND, Cruise, Gerry Beaumariage, and GottaHateLeo are stupid. But there's commenters who said be dragged by their foot by a truck for miles to see how they like it: Victor Casas, Stephanie Smith, Amelia Reagen Wright, Trolencio, and antlivejj. Benjamins Junk Mail (a commenter from that video) is stupid because sharks don't "bully animals" they need to eat to survive just like humans do, and sharks keep the ecosystem healthy. Idiots. I hate humanity.

13 Greenland (Sleeper) Shark

It can grow pretty big and live long and has poisonous flesh so if another predator eats lots of it raw it would die.

Deadliest shark alive. Big, fast and with amazingly deadly jaws, it deserves to be number one.

I don't get how you could put a shark like that in the contenders.

How can a shark that swims at 0.76 mph be any threat to anything other than drowned creatures.

14 Thresher Shark

Tail can grow about it's body length which they can grow to 10-12 feet with tails up to 11ft! One whip of the tail can knock you unconscious and can even kill

They have the longest tail of all sharks. They also have shorter snouts and big round eyes.

The shark's tail is powerful, able to knock you unconscious, paralyze you, and even kill you

Thresher sharks are harmless to humans.however, they can kill you with that tail

15 Whale Shark The whale shark is the world's largest living shark as well as the largest living fish. Whale sharks grow up to 45 ft. (13.7 m) long, and can weigh as much as 13 tons (11.6 tonnes). Their mouths alone are a whopping 6 ft. (1.8 m) across-big enough to gulp down three percent of their body weight in food more.

This is not a dangerous shark. These beauty's are very gentle to scuba divers, and although they do look dangerous to people who don't recognize them, they are mostly harmless. Their diet consists of only Plankton, too.

Actually, the Whale Shark isn't really a threat to humans. It doesn't mess with humans and feeds on small things like plankton and shrimp. Some people need to watch more educational programs or do more research.

Whale sharks are harmless! Despite their large size, they only feed on infinitesimal organisms such as plankton and krill. There are actually some images of whale sharks swimming with humans!


Whale sharks? They are friendly to humans, people call them gentle giants a reason, not really a threat.

16 Basking Shark

If this shark bashes into your boat you will be knocked out
And it the 2nd largest shark behind the harmless whale shark

What? This is such a friendly shark with the whale shark, they are called gentle giants for a reason.

In reality their are only 10 speices that harm humans.

I amdoing a project on this shark and that it can get up to 5.2 tons and 45ft long

17 Dwarf Lanternshark
18 Silky Shark
19 Angel Shark
20 Hybodus

Why are their extinct species on here?

Huh what’s this? Checks Scribblenauts... comes back WHAT THE HECK THAT TOLD ME nothing LOL. No seriously tell me

21 Salmon Shark

Should be no 4

22 Grey Reef Shark

It can kill a human in 1 bite

Should be about number 5...

23 Sevengill Cow Shark
24 Spiny Dogfish

WOW that's the only shark that's never killed anybody on this list! Do some research before you make your lists please

25 Leopard Shark

These sharks kill more people every year than Great Whites! Definitely should be number 1!

Its small but its teeth can knock you out


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