SURF Life Saving has issued a warning after a bodyboarder was circled by a shark at a popular Perth surf spot today.
The incident occurred after 11am at Claytons Surfing Spot.
The bodyboarder was about eight metres offshore and near the rock wall in the surf zone.
There were other people in the water at the time.
Public report 2.5m unknown sp. shark sighted 11:18hrs 08/01, Claytons Surfing Spot, Perth Metro 8m offshore , along rock wall in the surf zone shark circled body boarder – people in the water .
— Surf Life Saving WA (@SLSWA) January 8, 2019