Definition of blue shark in English:

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blue shark

Pronunciation: /ˌblo͞o ˈSHärk/


A long slender shark with an indigo-blue back and white underparts, typically occurring in the open sea.
  • Prionace glauca, family Carcharhinidae.
Example sentences
  • However, in the last three decades, the blue shark has been the most frequently seen and caught large shark off the south shore of Long Island.
  • It is estimated that tens of millions of sharks are killed this way each year, particularly blacktip, silky and blue sharks, caught on tuna gear.
  • I have even used them for catching big blue sharks weighing over a hundred pounds.

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Syllabification: blue shark

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