shortfin mako


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Noun1.shortfin mako - very swift active bluish shark found worldwide in warm waters; important game fish
mako, mako shark - powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific
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This was a shortfin mako, legal to keep-and delicious.
The study, using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues, shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western North Atlantic is considerably higher than previously estimated from catches reported by fishermen.
Regarding hooking location, most shark species were deeply hooked (58% overall, 60% for the blue shark and 50% for the shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus), respectively).
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.
His exploits are huge, catching blue shark in the region of 250lb, catching a blue, porbeagle and shortfin mako over 100lb in one day, boating 70 sharks in a day.
Nevertheless a decomposing whale may prove impossible to ignore for a number of other magnificent oceanic sharks that are found in these waters, including the blue shark, porbeagle, shortfin mako, thresher - possibly even a Greenland shark.
He added: "Nevertheless a decomposing whale may prove impossible to ignore for a number of other magnificent oceanic sharks that are found in British waters, including the blue shark, porbeagle, shortfin mako, thresher - possibly even a Greenland shark.
Numerous quantity of shortfin mako sharks also abound the place.
For the fifth year running, ICCAT's 48 members failed to limit catches of porbeagle and shortfin mako sharks in the Atlantic Ocean, despite the EU continuing to push for the protection of these vulnerable shark species.
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).