mackerel shark


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mackerel shark:

see makomako
, heavy-bodied, fast-swimming shark, genus Isurus, highly prized as a game fish. Also known as the sharp-nosed mackerel shark, it is a member of the mackerel shark family, which also includes the white shark and the porbeagle.
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mackerel shark

[′mak·rəl ′shärk]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for isurid galeoid elasmobranchs making up the family Isuridae; heavy-bodied fish with sharp-edged, awllike teeth and a nearly symmetrical tail.
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