Video: mako shark snatches fisherman’s mahi-mahi

YouTube user Redtale1106 captured some close-up footage of a shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) feeding on a mahi-mahi aka dolphin (Coryphaena hippurus) that had been hooked by one the fisherman aboard the boat the video was shot from. Unfortunately for the mako, it also ended up getting hooked by one of the fisherman.

According to a report at Florida Sportsman, the fishermen intentionally hooked the shark after it began biting their boat’s propeller. After a 30 minute fight, the shark was brought close to the boat and the line was cut.

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