mackerel shark definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous sharks associated with the family Lamnidae, including the great white shark, mako, and porbeagle, having a pointed snout, a nearly symmetrical end, and a reputation for aggression.
    • Any shark of order Lamniformes, having two dorsal fins an anal fin, five gill slits and eyes without nictitating membrane layer
    • the porbeagle.
    • one of many kinds of sharks, as Isurus dekayi, or the porbeagle, Lamna cornubica.
    • tough pelagic and oceanic sharks

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