A shark bit a surfer’s hand as the man was releasing a fish he caught Tuesday at Canaveral National Seashore, according to Volusia County Beach Safety.
The victim was a 54-year-old man from Winter Springs.
The 4- to 5-foot shark swam away after it bit the man’s hand and the fish he was holding.
He was treated on scene by Beach Safety personnel then drove himself to a hospital.
The extent of his injuries is unknown.