mako shark

mako shark
noun Etymology: Maori mako mako shark Date: 1926 either of two relatively slender mackerel sharks (Isurus paucus and I. oxyrinchus) that are dark blue above and white below with long pointed snouts and that are notable sport fish — called also mako — see shark illustration

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  • Shortfin mako shark — otheruses4|the shark|other uses|makootheruses4|the shortfin mako shark|another mako species|longfin mako shark Taxobox name = Shortfin mako shark status = VU status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [cite press release |title=More oceanic sharks… …   Wikipedia

  • Longfin mako shark — Taxobox name = Longfin mako shark image width = 300px status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Lamniformes familia = Lamnidae genus = Isurus species = I …   Wikipedia

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