A maths professor has described her “real-life Jaws” moment when a 3,6 metre shark sank its teeth into her companion’s wrist, sending a geyser of blood exploding through the sea as he swam just feet away from her…

She managed to avoid being attacked herself by using her spear gun to push the shark away.

Although it was a terrifying and traumatic experience, it hasn’t stopped Tracy and her diving partners from going back into the water!

Watch the video above to see more.

WARNING: Some viewers might find the content disturbing

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