thresher shark

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large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed

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Thresher sharks are one of the few shark species known to jump fully out of the water.
The longest straight-line movement of a conventionally tagged bigeye thresher shark to date is 2767 km from waters off New York to the eastern Gulf of Mexico (Kohler and Turner, 2001).
RECORD CATCH: Fishermen in Cornwall with thresher shark
Thresher sharks are so called because they smash fish with their tails before eating them.
In fact, Terry McDermott, an Agoura Hills plumbing contractor, mistook his first and only white seabass for the thresher shark to which he had just fly-lined a live mackerel.
He recently prepared poached thresher shark with hollandaise sauce and rice pilaf for a friend.
Recommended items: Broiled thresher shark, chicken souvlaki, deep-fried cod and shrimp with fries, fried smelts in season with skordalia (garlic sauce), premises-baked baklava.
Reproductive biology of the bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus (Lowe, 1839) (Chondrichthyes: Alopiidae), in the northwestern Pacific.
The keen fisherman needed help from his five friend to pull the thresher shark in.
The keen fisherman from Bryncethin in Bridgend needed help from his five mates to pull the 271-pound thresher shark onboard.
His clients presently hold six state records, including a 506-pound thresher shark.
The photo showed a baby thresher shark coming out from the body of its mother at a sea mount.
Additional species captured during the deep-set trials were bigeye thresher sharks, Alopias superciliosus (7); opah, Lampris guttatus (2); blue sharks, Prionace glauca (2); and common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus (1) (Table 2, Fig.