mako mako  /ˈmɑ koʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific

Usage(s):

  1. And the mako and porbeagle are every bit as good as swordfish.
  2. The mako soars up stiff as a poker.
  3. Commercial shark fishing has begun to threaten several species, including the thresher, mako and hammerhead.

News

  1. 'It was epic': 300-pound mako shark jumps into fishing boat, stuns anglers

    Two fishermen off the coast of New Jersey got the shock of their lives when a 303-pound mako shark jumped into their 31-foot boat. "It was epic. He back flipped right in," Clint Simek told the Asbury Park Press. The men were catching and releasing blue sharks all day when ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

  2. 300-pound mako shark jumps into fishing boat off

    A 303-pound, 8-foot, 4-inch mako shark jumped onto a fishing boat off the coast of New Jersey.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 8 New Orleans

  3. Massive Mako Shark Gives NJ Fishermen The Surprise Of A Lifetime

    The havoc-causing mako was 8-feet-4-inches long. It surprised the two fishermen initially when it appeared by the side of the boat and took one of their baits.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "I've got a publisher Michele Mako of the Florida Peach book house," said Bates.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Billy Ray Bates Source: Philippine Star

  2. "The Government is conscious that listing these species as migratory under the EPBC Act could have significant implications for recreational fishers in Commonwealth marine areas where mako sharks are targeted for catch and release fishing," Mr...
    on Dec 29, 2009 By: Peter Garrett Source: Weekly Times Now

  3. "Pag-tinawag mo iyong constituent assembly hindi mo mako-control kung ano ang gusto nilang gawin sapagkat full powers iyon. Hindi mo malilimitahan iyon," Enrile added.
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Juan Ponce Enrile Source: Business Mirror

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