A shark bite has been reported at Woolgoolga beach in New South Whales, Australia.
The unidentified man was bitten on the hand around 2 or 3 p.m.
According to the shark alert app Dorsal, the man was swimming and sustained several lacerations to his hands and chest. The report also stated the man had “lots of bruising to the chest”.
The shark was thought to have been around 3m (10ft) long. The species has not been identified.
There have been a total of 64 shark attack bites in 2016. Six of which were fatal. Twenty-nine reported in the US, with 19 occurring in Florida. Twelve have occurred in Australia, 3 of which were fatal.