Definition of Blue shark

1. Noun. Slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters.

Exact synonyms: Great Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca
Generic synonyms: Requiem Shark
Group relationships: Genus Prionace, Prionace



Definition of Blue shark

1. Noun. A long blue shark, resembling a great white shark but smaller. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Blue shark

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of the by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"A commoner British shark is the blue shark, small examples of which, weighing 30 or 40 Ibs., the writer has often killed with ..."

2. Fishing by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1904)
"It is a swifter swimmer than the blue shark, and several individuals usually join company in pursuit 1This name, first applied by Borlase in his "History of ..."

3. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... Band—Quadrilles—The first Shark—Bristol Water— Skip-jacks—Prickly heat—Crossing the Line—Amusements on Board—A blue shark—Sucking-Fish —Bonito—Santa ..."

4. Handbook of the Fishes of New Zealand by R. A. A. Sherrin (1886)
"blue shark (Carcharias brachyurus). Colour uniform. Grows to length of 12ft. TOPE (Galeus canis). Uniform greyish, lighter below. Common. ..."

5. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of the by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"A commoner British shark is the blue shark, small examples of which, weighing 30 or 40 Ibs., the writer has often killed with ..."

6. Fishing by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1904)
"It is a swifter swimmer than the blue shark, and several individuals usually join company in pursuit 1This name, first applied by Borlase in his "History of ..."

7. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... Band—Quadrilles—The first Shark—Bristol Water— Skip-jacks—Prickly heat—Crossing the Line—Amusements on Board—A blue shark—Sucking-Fish —Bonito—Santa ..."

8. Handbook of the Fishes of New Zealand by R. A. A. Sherrin (1886)
"blue shark (Carcharias brachyurus). Colour uniform. Grows to length of 12ft. TOPE (Galeus canis). Uniform greyish, lighter below. Common. ..."

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