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A long, slender shark with an indigo-blue back and white underparts, found typically in the open sea.
- ‘I have even used them for catching big blue sharks weighing over a hundred pounds.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The tope is closely related to the blue shark and shares many of the features of this fish.’
- ‘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 was a blue shark, around two metres long, and showed no interest in the divers or the fish.’
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