A surfer is recovering Monday after being bitten during a shark attack off New Smyrna Beach.
The unidentified 20-year-old was bitten on the leg at about 3 p.m. Sunday just south of 27th Avenue in New Smyrna Beach.
The man made it back to shore and was treated at the beach before being taken to a nearby hospital.
The incident marks the 17th shark attack in Volusia County in 2008, Beach Patrol officials said.
Source: Orlando Local 6 News, Orlando, Florida
The Fear Beneath reported on Volusia County Shark Attack #16 just *one* week ago.