While on a Guy Harvey Expedition off Cat Island in the Bahamas, diver and shark expert Jim Abernethy was filming a blue marlin underwater when he got a surprise visit from a 10ft. long, 600 lb. mako.
Out of nowhere, the massive shark shoots past Jim like a missile, passing within feet of the unsuspecting diver and turning a quiet, peaceful dive into an explosion of bubbles and shouts.
Diver Jim Abernethy, an undersea photographer and shark expert, was shooting a blue marlin that had been hooked as part of a Guy Harvey expedition near Cat Island in the Bahamas.
The group was at Cat Island on a tagging expedition involving oceanic whitetip sharks. Harvey, a famous marine artist, had hooked a blue marlin, so Abernethy decided to jump in with his camera.The scene looked so peaceful until the mako shark, estimated to measure 10 feet and weigh 600 pounds, came in to investigate.
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