WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810

105839

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105839

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sicily  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Sicily [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Type species of genus. Genus Isurus in...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. Genus Isurus in separate family Isuridae in <143> [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An aggressive and dangerous shark with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An aggressive and dangerous shark with fearsome-looking jaws. Found from the surface to at least 152 m. One of the most active species; when hooked on a fishing line may leap out of the water and has been reported to attack boats. Believed to be the fastest swimming shark (Ref. 9988). Found in coastal and oceanic waters. Prefers temperatures above 16°C (Ref. 9988). Feeds on schools of fish, small sharks, and swordfish (Ref. 5213). Utilized fresh, dried/salted, smoked and frozen; eaten broiled and baked (Ref. 9988). Valued for its fine quality meat as well as its fins and skin. Jaws and teeth are also sold as ornaments and trophies (Ref. 9988). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to southern Brazil  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. Genus Isurus in...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. Genus Isurus in separate family Isuridae in <143> [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Isurus oxyrinchus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105839 on 2017-11-18

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basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Rafinesque, C. S. (1810). Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. Per le stampe di Sanfilippo: Palermo, Italy. pp. 105, 20 fold. Pl. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus tigris (Atwood, 1869)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus tigris africanus Smith, 1957) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus africanus Smith, 1957) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus bideni Phillipps, 1932) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus cepedii (Lesson, 1831)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus glaucus (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus guentheri (Murray, 1884)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus mako Whitley, 1929) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus spallanzani Rafinesque, 1810) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna glauca (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna guentheri Murray, 1884) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna huidobrii Philippi, 1887) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna latro Owen, 1853) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna oxyrhina Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1835) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias tigris Atwood, 1869) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus cepedii Lesson, 1831) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsuropsis dekayi Gill, 1862) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsuropsis glaucus (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsuropsis mako (Whitley, 1929)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyrhina glauca Müller & Henle, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyrhina gomphodon Müller & Henle, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus oxyrhincus Rafinesque, 1810) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus oxyrhynchus Rafinesque, 1810) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] RMNH 2529 [view taxon]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] RMNH 2533 [view taxon]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] RMNH 2587 [view taxon]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription An aggressive and dangerous shark with fearsome-looking jaws. Found from the surface to at least 152 m. One of the most active species; when hooked on a fishing line may leap out of the water and has been reported to attack boats. Believed to be the fastest swimming shark (Ref. 9988). Found in coastal and oceanic waters. Prefers temperatures above 16°C (Ref. 9988). Feeds on schools of fish, small sharks, and swordfish (Ref. 5213). Utilized fresh, dried/salted, smoked and frozen; eaten broiled and baked (Ref. 9988). Valued for its fine quality meat as well as its fins and skin. Jaws and teeth are also sold as ornaments and trophies (Ref. 9988). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on fishes, including mackerels, tunas, and swordfish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Usually found in surface waters, down to about 150m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social - Commercial, flesh is eaten by humans, gamefish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. Genus Isurus in separate family Isuridae in <143> [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthosoma crassum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratobothrium xanthocephalum Monticelli, 1892 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClistobothrium montaukensis Ruhnke, 1993 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinematura latifolia Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura latifolia (Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura producta (O.F. Muller, 1785) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchthrogaleus denticulatus Smith S.I., 1873 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangliopus pyriformis Gerstaecker, 1854 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnorhynchus gigas (Cuvier, 1817) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnorhynchus isuri Robinson, 1959 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHepatoxylon trichiuri (Holten, 1802) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyperandrotrema walterboegeri Orélis-Ribeiro & Bullard in Orélis-Ribeiro, Ruiz, Curran & Bullard, 2013 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyerina benzorum Deets, 1987 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolicola horridus (Goodsir, 1841) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis lamna Risso, 1826 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus borealis Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNogagus borealis Steenstrup & Lutken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia lingualis Cuvier, 1817 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia pinteri Yamaguti, 1934 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus floridanus Cressey, 1967 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus katoi Cressey, 1967 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus lugubris Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus satyrus Dana, 1849 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium tumidum Linton, 1922 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllothyreus cornutus (Milne Edwards, 1840) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium parvum Linton, 1901 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyriocephalus tergestinus Pintner, 1913 (parasite)
LanguageName 
Afrikaans Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormoroUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormambone  [details]
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqen turishkurtërUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqen tonil  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsolraig  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrelhaj  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspitsneushaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakreelhaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkortvinmakreelhaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkortvin makreelhaai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnapper sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortfin makoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshort finned mako sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsharp-nosed mackerel sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsharpnose makoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsharp nosedUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporpoise sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific mako sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific bonito sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean mackerel sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormako sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormackerel sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormackerel porbeagleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonito sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue porpoise sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue pointerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic mako shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaupe bleueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaupe bleuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormako à nageoires courtes  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMakrelenhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKurzflossen-Mako  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorעמלץ כחול  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqualo makoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiscicaniUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpisci tunnuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorossirina dello spallanzaniUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormeantoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcani di mariUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcane di mare di MessinaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcagnia  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアオザメUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorozameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorawozameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraozame  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoratlantinis pilkšvasis ryklys  [details]
Maori Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormako  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΡυγχοκαρχαρίαςUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΟξύρρυγχος καρχαρίας  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrellhai  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrellhai  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrellhai  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrekin ostronosyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorostronos atlantycki  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrinquimUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarrajo criolloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarrachoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranequin barbatana curtaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranequin  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчёрнорылая акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсеро-голубая акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмакрелевая акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorакула мако  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsobratgUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarraquetUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarrajo dientusoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarrajoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorludia marracoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordientuso azulUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordentudoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralecrín  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakrillhaj  [details]
Tamil Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorganumu sorrah  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormako kopekbaligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordikburun canavar  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсіро-блакитна акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула-макоUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула сіро-блакитна  [details]