Longfin mako

This species grows to an average full-grown length of 1.

Is the longfin mako shark and endangered species in the united states? = I have to do a report about an endangered species and I got assigned the mako shark and all the sites I have been to havent given me a straight answer. More

The Longfin mako shark is a predatory ocean fish. In real world it is relatively uncommon and is usually grouped together as mako with its more common relative shortfin mako shark. It is easily identified by its long pectoral fins. More

The longfin mako shark, Isurus paucus, is a species of mackerel shark in the family Lamnidae, with a probable worldwide distribution in temperate and tropical waters. More

Characteristics for longfin mako compared to shortfin mako (preliminary based on Guitard Monday (1966); Garrick (1967); Dodrill & Gilmore (1979); Compagno (1984); Moreno and Moron (1992); (L. Compagno, D. Ebert, and J. Seigel personal communications). See below for bibliography. 1. More

The longfin mako is a protected species, and is rarely encountered by anglers. It stays well offshore, and they are not as plentiful as the shortfin. More

Longfin Mako Shark Photos and Information - Top Right Solid Corner The longfin mako shark, Isurus paucus, is a large shark found in temperate and tropical seas worldwide. More

Information on the longfin mako is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly ... More

The longfin mako is potentially dangerous because of its large size and big teeth; it grows to over 12 feet, or 3.7 meters, in length. Commercial Sources Longfin mako are found in the Atlantic, Pacific and West Indian Oceans. More

shortfin mako, longfin mako and porbeagle sharks, are in trouble across the world, and particularly in places such as the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Oceans. More

The longfin mako was originally described as Isurus paucus in 1966 by Guitart Manday. It has a synonym of Isurus alatus, Garrick,1967. The genus name, Isurus, is translated from the Greek "isos" meaning equal and "oura" meaning tail. More

bullet nose although the Longfin Mako has longer pectoral fins and a less pointed nose than the Shortfin Mako. Angler less familiar to the Mako may incorrectly identify this species as a Blue Shark. More

The Longfin Mako Isurus paucus is a widely distributed but rarely encountered oceanic tropical shark. More

The longfin mako is now a protected species. Shark species have more than one type of eye; such as a contrasting Iris, with vertical slit pupils; horizontal slit pupils, and some species have more rounded pupils. More

The biology of the longfin mako is poorly known. More

Just the Facts: The longfin mako's full-grown length is over 4 metres, and it has a dark bluish back and white underside. The pectoral fins are about as long as the head or longer, relatively broad-tipped in young and adults. More

mako shark and are therefore intrigued by the longfin mako, which does not appear in our waters. Vague descriptions are all we have come across. More

longfin mako - similar to shortfin mako but darker blueIsurus paucusmako, mako shark - powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to More

Attention All Fisho’s: banning of Longfin Mako, Shortfin Mako & Porbeagle Sharks = We have been astounded to learn that from 31st January 2010, 3 Sharks (Longfin Mako, Shortfin Mako & Porbeagle) will be added to the same list as the Great More

The longfin mako has larger eyes. Its teeth are simply bent to the inside of the mouth, with their apex not flexed to the outside. The pectoral fins are longer, about the same length as the head. More

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Order : Lamniformes
Family : Lamnidae
Genus : Isurus
Species : Isurus oxyrinchus
Authority : Guitart Manday, 1966