mackerel shark

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mackerel shark:

see makomako
, heavy-bodied, fast-swimming shark, genus Isurus, highly prized as a game fish. Also known as the sharp-nosed mackerel shark, it is a member of the mackerel shark family, which also includes the white shark and the porbeagle.
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mackerel shark

[′mak·rəl ′shärk]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for isurid galeoid elasmobranchs making up the family Isuridae; heavy-bodied fish with sharp-edged, awllike teeth and a nearly symmetrical tail.
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The Lamniformes were monophyletic and strongly supported by bootstrapping.
First, the orders Carcharhiniformes and Lamniformes were strongly supported as monophyletic, as were the families Sphyrnidae, Triakidae, and Lamnidae that were included in the study.
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2004; Sanda & De Magdalena, 2004), destacandose Hexanchiformes, Carcharhiniformes y Lamniformes como los taxa mas frecuentes en dichos hallazgos y donde el descubrimiento de piezas dentales ha aportado importantes avances en la sistematica de los integrantes de estos taxa (Naylor & Marcus, 1994; Shimada, 2005; Nyberg et al.
Phylum Chordata Clase Chondrichthyes Orden Orectolobiformes Familia Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [CT] [OO, *] Orden Lamniformes Familia Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [CT] [HQ] Orden Carcharhiniformes Familia Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1839) [CT] [BT, OO] Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) [ANF] [HQ] Orden Rajiformes Familia Narcinidae Diplobatis ommata (Jordan y Gilbert, 1890) [EP] [OO, *] Narcine entemedor Jordan y Starks, 1895 [EP] [*] Familia Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Dasyatis longus (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Familia Urolophidae Urobatis concentricus Osburn y Nichols, 1916 [EP] [BT, OO, *] Urobatis maculatus Garman.
Francis (1996) reviewed lamnid fecundity data and showed that the shortfin mako has the highest known fecundity (18 embryos; Branstetter, 1981) in the order Lamniformes, which suggested to us that the embryo was more likely a shortfin mako.