Fisheries department will try to determine what type of shark attacked Eli Zawadzki while he was surfing near Mandurah on Wednesday afternoon

The West Australian department of fisheries is examining a tooth pulled from the foot of an 18-year-old man who was bitten by a shark while surfing near Mandurah, 70km south of Perth, to identify the species responsible for the bite.

Eli Zawadzki, an apprentice electrician from Mandurah, was bitten on the lower leg and foot while surfing off Pyramids Beach at 5pm on Wednesday.

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Source: Guardian Environment