Beach safety officials said the shark bite was the third such incident recorded this year in Volusia County.
Sharks have been found to be "functionally extinct" in nearly one in five reefs surveyed as part of a new study done by researchers from the conservation organization Global FinPrint.
Researchers also found another news species of prehistoric shark in Georgia.
Eyewitnesses believe the shark was a great white, although this has not been officially confirmed.
Tiger sharks travel large distances, often crossing regional, national and international boundaries.
The footage was part of shark scientist Michael Heithaus' investigation into the connection between sharks and volcanoes.
Researchers conducted the first ever detailed study of the diets of great whites off the east coast of Australia.
Unama'ki turned away from the waters off the eastern U.S. coast and started heading deeper into the ocean at the start of April.
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the oceans, growing to around 30 feet in length on average.
The mature female began moving away from the U.S. east coast at the start of April.
Researchers say the journey could reveal a new white shark nursery.
The shark was tagged by marine research non-profit OCEARCH in the waters off Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Since he was tagged last October, Ironbound has traveled over 2,700 miles.
Ironbound was first tagged last fall in the waters off West Ironbound Island, Nova Scotia.
Nick Minogue and a friend were out on the water near Pauanui Beach in New Zealand when the shark attacked.
The animal measured more than 13 feet in length, according to marine researcher Darren Stevens.
OCEARCH's shark tracker shows a large group of great white sharks congregating around the Carolinas in the Northwest Atlantic Shared Foraging Area.
Ocean safety officers have reported the possible sighting of three tiger sharks of at least 10 feet in length, with at least one reported to have "aggressively" chased a group of paddle boarders.
The female shark measures around 15 feet and 5 inches in length and weighs more than 2,000 pounds.
The shark was likely similar in size to great whites, which grow to an average of around 15 feet.
"These sharks are not the vicious man eaters that Hollywood movies make them seem," underwater videographer Szilard Janko said.
The creatures were isolated millions of years ago when the continents were shifting around the planet, researchers say.
"Gear retention—when marine animals escape from fishing gear with parts of the gear stuck on their bodies—has been recognized as a potential problem for some time," researcher Carl Meyer said.
A German tourist has suffered severe leg injuries in a possible shark attack on a beach in southern Thailand.
A 26-year-old surfer has suffered a foot injury "possibly from a shark" off the coast of North Carolina, local authorities have reported.
Authorities said the remains of the deep water sharks were found dumped on Strandfontein beach in Cape Town, South Africa.
The human leg covered in swimwear washed up on the coast of Australia and could have floated hundreds of kilometers.
Non-profit OCEARCH has been tagging sharks since 2007, revealing fascinating insights into their behavior.