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Sheriff's office releases video of shark-infested waters off Florida coast, warns of "dangers below the water"

"It's important to be aware of the dangers below the water as well as above," the sheriff's office wrote.

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"It’s important to be aware of the dangers below the water as well as above," the sheriff’s office wrote.

Highlights

  • The Pasco Sheriff’s Office in Florida released aerial video of shark-infested waters off the Gulf Coast, warning the public to “be aware of the dangers below the water as well as above” The sheriff’s office did not identify the type of sharks in the aerial video but they appear to resemble blacktip sharks, which were captured on drone video last year off Florida near Singer Island.
  • The Anclote Key Preserve State Park is home to bull sharks, blacktip shark, nursesharks, lemon sharks, bonnethead sharks and great hammerheads, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection said in a 2014 report.
  • “It’s important to be cautious of your surroundings; learn to swim and always swim with a buddy; keep a fully charged phone and