Shark attack on 11 year old leaves Stuart coast stunned

In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, photo, the fin of a great white shark is seen swimming a past research boat in the waters off Gansbaai, South Afric. Extensive research by shark expert Michael Rutzen and his marine biologist partner, Sara Andreotti, has found that great whites off the South African coast are rapidly heading for extinction. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

Cael Dewey was visiting Stuart beach with his family on vacation when he experienced something they never could have imagined.

A shark attack.

Eleven-year-old Dewey was swimming off the coast of Stuart Wednesday afternoon when he felt a bite on his foot. He looked down and realized that he had just become a victim of a shark attack.

The shark that bit Dewey was thought to possibly be a spinner shark. He was not seriously injured and is expected to make a full recovery.

Though after the incident, researchers are cautioning that this is the time of year when sharks make their way down our coast in search of warmer waters. A trend that they say we should expect to see for the next month or so.

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