Shortfin mako - Isurus oxyrinchus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Isurus oxyrinchus
Author Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 159924
Common Names English: shortfin mako
Spanish: mako
Spanish: dientuso azul
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Lamniformes
              Family: Lamnidae
                Genus: Isurus
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN159924
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    CR (Global or one of the sub regions)
    DD (Global or one of the sub regions)
    NT (Eastern North Pacific)
    VU (Indo-west Pacific)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Atlantic)
#records (spatial)8,201
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets30
Year1896 - 2019
Latitude-60.05 - 68.33
Longitude-179.10 - 179.83
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