"It's a dramatic spike, but it's not yet cause for alarm," Gavin Naylor, director of the Florida Museum of Natural History's shark research program, cautioned.
A group of researchers had been hoping to attach a satellite tag to the shark to track its movement, but it managed to set itself free.
The picture shows a fin just outside a fence in a man's backyard, but some people think it may just be a hoax.
A 39-year-old swimmer managed to walk home despite suffering serious wounds from a shark attack that took place off Siesta Key in Florida.
The man was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he underwent surgery.
Megalodon was the largest shark ever to have lived, potentially growing up to around 60 feet in length.
The tiger shark responsible likely measured over 13 feet in length.
The last time Australia saw more shark attack deaths than this year was in 1929.
Great white sharks seem to be too scared to return to one of their feeding grounds off the coast of South Africa.
The woman tried to pull her husband up into their boat but she was unable to and "he sank beneath the waves."
A 15-foot shark was discovered washed up ashore along the coast in Libya with an adult swordfish "blade" stuck in its back after what scientists called a "deadly interaction".
The shark, known as Unama'ki, has traveled more than 12,500 miles since being tagged in September, 2019.
Andrew Sharpe was killed by a great white shark while surfing with friends on October 9.
Officials said the shark responsible for the attack was a six-foot-long oceanic whitetip.
"I look over, and I see a dorsal fin! I said 'oh man, that thing's coming right towards me,'" Erik "Marty" Martynuik said of his suspected shark encounter in waters off Emerald Isle, Carteret County.
Australian man escapes 13 foot great white shark while fishing off beach, the counter was captured by drone
Researchers have discovered the fossilized remains of at least 40 different species of ancient shark in Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, dating back to around 325 million years ago.
The shark is estimated to be around 50 years old and was tagged just off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.
Since Monday, over 450 long-finned pilot whales have been stranded on the shores of Macquarie Harbor in Australia.
The man's pregnant wife jumped in the water to rescue him after the attack, which took place around four miles from land.
The woman was treated by medical staff for injuries including multiple puncture wounds and lacerations to her shoulder.
Large numbers of great white sharks gather in the waters off the the Canadian province every year in the late summer and fall.
The new "20/20" special chronicles Paige Winter's recovery after being attacked by a shark in 2019. It follows her through receiving a prosthetic leg, as well as important high school milestones.
Over the past decade, the waters off Cape Cod have become one of the world's great white shark hotspots.
The man suffered severe injuries to his leg and paramedics were unable to save him.
Sharks are known to be sensitive to changes in pressure and scientists had previously suggested they could be used to predict hurricanes.
"When you see the mother of your child, and your support, everything that's who you are, so you just react," Mark Rapley said about the attack.
The clip shows the man riding on the back of a whale shark, which is an endangered species.
The shark was later euthanized, as animal control officials found that it was injured.