blue pointer

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blue pointer

n
(Animals) a large shark, Isuropsis mako, of Australian coastal waters, having a blue back and pointed snout
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The analysis documents reduced common thresher and shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus, CPUE resulting from effort shifting out of higher to lower catch rate areas.
Age, growth, maturity, longevity and natural mortality of the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) in New Zealand waters.
For example, numerous blue sharks (Prionace glauca) tagged in the western North Atlantic Ocean have been recaptured in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean (5), and Casey and Kohler (6) reported that the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) often migrates more than 500 kilometers (km).
The shortfin mako shark is the fastest and can travel at up to 50kph.
Santi Roberts, "Seafood Watch Seafood Report: Monterey Bay Aquarium--Sharks and Dogfish with a Focus on Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus), Sandbar shark (Carcharinus plumbeus), Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), Spiny dog-fish (Squalus acanthias), Dusky smooth hound (smooth dogfish) (Mustelus canis)" (21 December 2005, with stock update as of 4 October 2010) at 93-96.
In 2005 marine experts discovered signs that a shortfin mako shark, a close relative of the Great White, may have been prowling the coastline when rescue teams found a large number of porpoises and seals washed up.
Stock assessment of the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) in the Northwest Pacific Ocean using per recruit and virtual population analyses.
The last highly represented species in the catches was the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), which presented an average FL of 210.
Now the unlikely culprit has been named as a shortfin mako shark, a close relative of the Great White which is known to attack humans.
Thirdly, the Commission proposes freezing the fishing effort for blue shark and shortfin mako shark at the 2008 level and limiting catches of shortfin mako shark to the average of those recorded during the 2005-2007 period.
It has been suggested that two band pairs are deposited annually in the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus (Parker and Stott, 1965) and the shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus (Pratt and Casey, 1983), although validation is still pending for these species.