Man attacked, bitten while snorkeling at state park in Florida Keys

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Man Snorkeling at State Park in Florida Keys Attacked By Ocean Wildlife

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A Georgia man celebrating his 30th wedding anniversary was attacked by a vicious fish while on a snorkeling trip Saturday in the Florida Keys, WTVJ reported.

There are conflicting reports of what bit the man. WTVJ reported that it was a shark, while the Miami Herald reported it was a Barracuda.

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The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed that the incident occurred at 1:30 p.m. in Key Largo at the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the television station reported.

The man was taken to a hospital and his condition was unknown, Coast Guard officials said Sunday.

One witness told WTVJ that a crew member of a boat jumped into the water to help the victim.

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