Scientific Name
Isurus oxyrinchus  
Isurus oxyrinchus尖吻鯖鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Rafinesque, 1810 Depth 0 - 740M
Chinese 尖吻鯖鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F022 Lamnidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖吻鯖鯊 
Max Length 400 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 馬加鯊、煙仔沙、灰鯖鮫、馬加(臺東)、尖吻鯖鯊、煙仔鯊 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East 
Habitats Ocean、Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality [Sicilia] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea 
Synonyms Carcharias tigris, Isuropsis dekayi, Isuropsis glaucus, Isuropsis mako, Isurus africanus, Isurus bideni, Isurus cepedii, Isurus glaucus, Isurus guentheri, Isurus mako, Isurus oxyrhinchus, Isurus oxyrhincus, Isurus oxyrhynchus ...all 26..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Caira, J.N., G.W. Benz, J. Borucinska, etc. 1997 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0805873. ASIZP0806188. ASIZP0806189. ASIZP0806201. ASIZP0915873. ASIZP0916188. ASIZP0916189. ASIZP0916201. FRIP21090.  
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Common Name Sharp-nosed mackerel shark; Pointed nose shark; Sharpnose mackerel shark; Snapper shark; Sharp-nose mackerel shark; Shortfin mako; Sharp-nosed shark; Shortfin shark; Bonito shark; Dog shark; Atlantic mako; Blue pointer; Blue shark; Mackerel shark; Mako; M 
Redlist Status LR/nt IUCN Redlist: Lower Risk/near threatened(LR/nt)  2000-06-30   
Characteristic Body spindle-shaped and moderately long. Snout pointed and acutely conical. Large teeth without cusplets or serrations. Cusps of 1st upper anterior teeth with incomplete cutting edges. Tips of anterior teeth strongly reflexed, cusps narrower and more oblique. First dorsal fin large, Second dorsal and anal fins minute, and with pivoting bases. Pectoral fins moderately long and broad, its length shorter than head. Colour of underside of head is white. Distribution: Literature:
habitats This is a common and extremely active shark species. Ovoviviparous, with a uterine cannibal. Litter size 4-25. Maximum size estimated to be about 4 m in TL. Size at birth estimated to be about 60-70 cm in TL. 
Distribution Western Atlantic from Gulf of Marine to southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic including Norway, British Isles and Mediterranean to Ivory Coast, Ghana, and South Africa. Indo-West Pacific including South Africa and Red Sea to Pakistan, India, Indonesia, the Ko 
Utility Shortfin mako is an important species for longline fisheries where it occurs. Flesh is utilized fresh, frozen, smoked and dried salted for human consumption.