Sharks are an important part of the South Australia’s healthy marine ecosystem.
Sharks in South Australia
Over 160 species of sharks inhabit Australian waters.
There are 5 species of shark in South Australian waters that are considered potentially dangerous:
- white shark
- thresher shark
- mako shark
- bronze whaler
- dusky shark.
Members of the public can report shark sightings:
- shark protection
- gear restrictions
on the fishing restrictions for sharks page.