Definition of blue shark in English:

blue shark

Syllabification: blue shark


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

Definition of blue shark in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdīktik
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...