The great white was apparently agitated after struggling for its life for the previous half hour before the attack on Robles. A fisherman who used chum to attract sharks to the pier had cut it loose after hooking it but failing to land it, Robles said. Marine biologist Eric Martin told CNN affiliate KABC that it likely was a response bite by the juvenile shark and the swimmer just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. I thought Oh, my God, this is it, Im gonna die, Robles said. But the sharks bite was not deep, sparing Robles ribs and organs, he said. It wasnt a full-size bite, said Capt. Tracy Lizlotte, a lifeguard for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The scars to his psyche may be deeper. Robles, who would swim two miles from the Hermosa Beach pier to the Manhattan Beach pier each Saturday, said he is afraid to go back into the water.
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