Scientific Name
Isurus paucus  
Isurus paucus長臂鯖鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Guitart Manday, 1966 Depth 0 - 500M
Chinese 長臂鯖鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F022 Lamnidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 長臂鯖鯊 
Max Length 417 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 馬加鯊、煙仔沙、長臂灰鯖鮫 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East 
Habitats Ocean、Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Cuba, Western Atlantic 
Synonyms Isurus alatus, Isurus oxyrinchus, Lamiostoma belyaevi   
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
Common Name Longfin mako 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slender, spindle-shaped. Snout bluntly conical. Teeth bladelike and without cusplets or serrations, cusps of 1st upper anterior teeth with complete cutting edges. Tips of anterior teeth not reflexed, cusps broader and less oblique. Pectoral fins very long and broad-tipped, its length longer then head. First dorsal fin with light free rear tip, second dorsal and anal fins possess pivoting bases. Caudal peduncle with strong lateral keels. Short secondary keels present on caudal base. Underside of snout at least partly dusky.
habitats An uncommonly, little-known epipelagic, tropical and warm-temperate shark. Ovoviviparous. Size at birth estimated to be about 90-100 cm. litter size 2. Maximum total length reported 417 cm. 
Distribution Western North Atlantic including Florida, Gulf Stream off eastern USA, Cuba. Eastern North Atlantic including Guinea, Ghana. Western Indian Ocean in Madagascar, Central Pacific near Phoenix Island and north of Hawaiian Islands. Western North Pacific inclu 
Utility Usually taken with longline fisheries. It is utilized fresh, frozen and dried-salted for human consumption.