Isurus paucus, Longfin mako : fisheries

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Isurus paucus Guitart, 1966

Longfin mako
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Isurus paucus
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Lamniformes (Mackerel sharks) > Lamnidae (Mackerel sharks or white shark)
Etymology: Isurus: isos (Gr.), equal; oura (Gr.), tail, referring to caudal-fin lobes of I. oxyrinchus being equal in length (except that they are not; the upper is clearly longer). (See ETYFish);  paucus: Latin for scarce, referring to its relative rarity compared with I. oxyrinchus. (See ETYFish).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; oceanodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 0 - 1752 m (Ref. 106604). Subtropical; 46°N - 38°S, 180°W - 180°E (Ref. 43278)

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