La Jolla diver unscathed after shark bites

According to NBC San Diego a diver was physically unscathed after being bitten by what is believed to be a sevengill shark (Notorynchus cepedianus). Justin Schlaefli was spearfishing off La Jolla when the incident took place.

Schlaefi said the shark bit his calf three times. He believes the shark was after a calico fish on his stringer. After punching the shark, Schlaefi said it swam toward one of his diving companions, who attempted to shoot it with his spear gun.

While his wetsuit did sustain puncture marks from the bites, Schlaefi himself did not sustain any physical injuries.

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