longfin mako

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Related to longfin mako: mako shark, great white shark, shortfin mako
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Noun1.longfin mako - similar to shortfin mako but darker blue
mako, mako shark - powerful mackerel shark of the Atlantic and Pacific
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Some species have spectacularly enlarged teeth, for example the great white shark, longfin mako (Isurus paucus) and shortfin mako.
When they mixed these six primers and tissue from each of 33 different shark species, the researchers unambiguously identified the target species: longfin mako, shortfin mako, porbeagle, dusky, silky, and blue sharks.
vulpinus 48 2 Basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus 156 0 White shark, Carcharodon carcharias 36 2 Shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus 3,457 320 Longfin mako, I.
brevipinna; longfin mako, Isurus paucus; silky, Carcharhinus falciformis; sand tiger, Odontaspis taurus; and white shark).
Mako sharks, shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus) and longfin mako (Isurus paucus), belong to the family Lamnidae, which also includes the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), porbeagle (Lamna nasus), and salmon shark (Lamna ditropis).
Maximum length for the longfin mako is thirteen feet, eight inches, which was caught on May 19, 1978, between Jupiter Inlet and Sebastian Inlet, Florida.