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03/00/2020 - Male 1 - Florida

Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:16 pm
by alb
Two other bites occurred in the same area in March. The two surfers suffered minor wounds and requested all information be kept private.

New Smyrna is known as the shark bite capital of the world. The area has many bait fish, which attract sharks, and it has great waves, which attract surfers. The two, along with swimmers, often have run-ins throughout the year.

Most locals refer to the area as “sharky” and avoid swimming in the area. However, vacationing families may not be aware the area is known for the visiting smaller feeding sharks. ... n-florida/