A long slender shark with an indigo-blue back and white underparts, typically occurring in the open sea.
Prionace glauca, family Carcharhinidae‘However, in the last three decades, the blue shark has been the most frequently seen and caught large shark off the south shore of Long Island.’
- ‘It is estimated that tens of millions of sharks are killed this way each year, particularly blacktip, silky and blue sharks, caught on tuna gear.’
- ‘I have even used them for catching big blue sharks weighing over a hundred pounds.’
- ‘The tope is closely related to the blue shark and shares many of the features of this fish.’
- ‘It was a blue shark, around two metres long, and showed no interest in the divers or the fish.’
blue shark/ˌblo͞o ˈSHärk/ /ˌblu ˈʃɑrk/
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