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Family: Lamnidae Mackerel sharks or white shark



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Photo by De Maddalena, A.

Cosmopolitan, mostly amph
Max. Length 640 cm TL
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by De Maddalena, A.
 
Carcharodon carcharias
[Great white shark]

Photo by University of Western Australia (UWA)

Cosmopolitan in temperate
Max. Length 445 cm TL
Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by University of Western Australia (UWA)
 
Isurus oxyrinchus
[Shortfin mako]

Photo by Montealegre-Quijano, S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 427 cm TL
Isurus paucus Guitart, 1966

Photo by Montealegre-Quijano, S.
 
Isurus paucus
[Longfin mako]

Photo by Murch, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 305 cm TL
Lamna ditropis Hubbs & Follett, 1947

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Lamna ditropis
[Salmon shark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Circumglobal, amphitemper
Max. Length 350 cm TL
Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Lamna nasus
[Porbeagle]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Cosmopolitan, mostly amph 640 TL 1758
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin mako Cosmopolitan in temperate 445 TL 1810
Isurus paucus Longfin mako Western Atlantic 427 TL 1966
Lamna ditropis Salmon shark North Pacific 305 TL 1947
Lamna nasus Porbeagle Circumglobal, amphitemper 350 TL 1788



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