Definition of Mako shark

1. Noun. Powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific.

Exact synonyms: Mako
Generic synonyms: Mackerel Shark
Group relationships: Genus Isurus, Isurus
Specialized synonyms: Isurus Oxyrhincus, Shortfin Mako, Isurus Paucus, Longfin Mako, Blue Pointed, Bonito Shark, Isurus Glaucus



Definition of Mako shark

1. Noun. Either of two powerful mackerel sharks of the genus ''Isurus'', having a large heavy body, a sharp nose and a nearly symmetrical tail, found in southern oceans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mako Shark

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mako shark (current term)
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Literary usage of Mako shark

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

1. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air Diving (1999)
"mako shark (Figure G-2) - This oceanic species is found in both tropical waters and the warmer waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeT (1992)
"... not to be confused with the animals called nurse sharks in American waters); the Lamnidae, which include the mako shark and great Figure 12-14 Sea Snake ..."

3. Mexico's Gulf Coast by Joanie Sanchez (2004)
"Fishing The waters surrounding Tampico are a major attraction for sport fishermen, who have caught a variety of species, including tuna, marlin, mako shark, ..."

4. Adventure Guide to New Hampshire by Elizabeth L. Dugger (2002)
"... boat that adds blue and mako shark to its list of catches. The Tontine also offers whale watching, night fireworks cruises, ..."

5. Cayman Islands Alive 2nd Ed by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2003)
"Entrees include Jamaican chicken curry, Turtle Farm steak topped with a peppery cream vermouth sauce, and red snapper, mahi mahi, mako shark, or swordfish ..."

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