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Isurus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Scientific name  Isurus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Lamniformes
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Family  Lamnidae
Higher classification  Lamnidae
Rank  Genus
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Mass  Shortfin mako shark: 280 kg
Lower classifications  Shortfin mako shark, Longfin mako shark

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Isurus is a genus of mackerel sharks in the family Lamnidae, commonly known as the mako sharks.

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The two living species are the common shortfin mako shark (I. oxyrinchus) and the rare longfin mako shark (I. paucus). They range in length from 2.5 to 4.5 m (8.2 to 14.8 ft), and have an approximate maximum weight of 800 kg (1,800 lb).

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Several extinct species are known from fossils found in sediments from Cretaceous to Quaternary (age range: 99.7 to 0.781 million years ago).

Isurus Shortfin mako shark Wikipedia

The family Lamnidae also includes the great white shark and the porbeagle. Mako sharks are capable of swimming at speeds up to 60 km/h (37 mph), and jumping up to 7 m (23 ft) into the air. The great white shark is also closely related to an ancient mako shark, Isurus hastalis. However, fossil evidence suggests I. hastalis belonged to the genus Carcharodon.

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Shortfin mako shark isurus oxyrinchus attack in fujairah uae


Species

The genus contains these species:

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Isurus Isurus oxyrinchus SharkReferences

References

Isurus Wikipedia


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