A Perth photographer has captured the moment a shark was spotted feeding just metres away from a group of surfers.
Rick Knoppert managed to snap the image at North Beach on Sunday after noticing four surfers scrambling to shore.
Mr Knoppert posted the images to Facebook, revealing the shark was about 3 to 4 metres long.
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“Just a bit of shark spotting on Sunday 24.07.2016 near Mettams beach, North beach area, Perth,” he wrote.
“Everyone out of the water, 3 to 4 metre shark spotted feeding close to shore.”
The image has been shared more than 500 times since being posted on Tuesday.