A long, slender shark with an indigo-blue back and white underparts, found typically in the open sea.
- Prionace glauca, family Carcharhinidae.
- 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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