Video shared by the site shows the 180-pound shark writhing and twisting underneath the boat's bow rails as passengers gasp.
The large shark's mouth became covered in blood as it tried to bite through the railing.More news: Can CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Go The Extra Mile?
As he did so, another crew member hooks its mouth with a fishing line to keep its head facing safely away from him. Once the shark was back where it belonged, Captain Low cut the rope that was tied around the fin and released the shark.
In the now-viral video taken by those on the boat, someone can be heard saying "He jumped on the boat, oh my god!", as crew members decide how to handle the situation. This breed of shark is also known as the bonito shark and the blue pointer shark.More news: Buzzfeed launches Tasty One Top induction hob to complement Tasty app
In the video, captured off the shore of an Island in NY, a fisherman is seen visibly in dismay as the shark wiggles around on the deck of the vessel with its body caught underneath the rail.
Mako is one of the fastest sharks in the ocean. The annual broadcast event on the Discovery Channel was created by Tom Golden during the summer of 1988.More news: Price Target Analysis of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)
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