A brief press report says a fisherman, Javier Perez, was bitten on his left thigh by a shark while wading in waist-deep waters off Anna Maria Island, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, United States. The incident happened on Sunday 2 October 2011.
According to the report he had just dumped his bait bucket into the water when the shark bit him.
Perez was taken to a Bradenton hospital with a small wound and scratches on his leg.
No other details were reported.