mackerel shark

Definitions of mackerel shark

n fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks

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Lamna nasus, porbeagle
voracious pointed-nose shark of northern Atlantic and Pacific
mako, mako shark
powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific
Carcharodon carcharias, great white shark, man-eater, man-eating shark, white shark
large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
Cetorhinus maximus, basking shark
large harmless plankton-eating northern shark; often swims slowly or floats at the sea surface
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
Isurus glaucus, blue pointed, bonito shark
common blue-grey shark of southwest Pacific; sport and food fish
Type of:
any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

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