mako shark

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Related to mako shark: great white shark, Longfin mako shark
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Noun1.mako shark - powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacificmako shark - powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific
mackerel shark - fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
genus Isurus, Isurus - mako sharks
Isurus oxyrhincus, shortfin mako - very swift active bluish shark found worldwide in warm waters; important game fish
Isurus paucus, longfin mako - similar to shortfin mako but darker blue
blue pointed, bonito shark, Isurus glaucus - common blue-grey shark of southwest Pacific; sport and food fish
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The US voted against the mako shark measure, but supported the other two.
Visitors can come face-to-face with a giant squid, a life-size Mako shark and angler fish among others.
Regional declines in abundance of some shark populations such as shortfin mako shark -- the fastest shark in the sea -- have led to widespread calls for catch limits in the high seas.
Entitled The Deep, families will come face-to-face with a 1.75 metre yellowfin tuna made of 13,000 bricks, a fearsome Mako shark created with 80,000 bricks and a massive giant squid containing 120,000 bricks and standing at 2.7 metres tall.
"One example in the study is a shortfin mako shark with fishing rope wrapped tightly around it," said Kristian Parton, one of the researchers of the study.
The shortfin mako shark, the world's fastest shark, is among those being caught in large numbers in the North Atlantic.
Interestingly, it is the mako shark, wedgefish, and guitarfish proposals submitted for the CoP18 that have received major support from Parties to the CITES.
More and more, pelagic sharks like the white, thresher and shortfin mako shark seem to be showing up on fishing videos from Jacksonville to Destin, Florida.
Olympian, MMA champion and current WWE Superstar Ronda Rousey is trained by shark conservationist and shark attack survivor, Paul de Gelder, to face her fiercest opponent yet: the fastest, bitiest shark in the world, and the ultimate fighter of the sea, the Mako shark.
She cage dives in Fiji, but she'll "free dive uncaged" with a heavyweight Mako shark in New Zealand.