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porbeagle:

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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porbeagle

any of several voracious sharks of the genus Lamna, esp L. nasus, of northern seas: family Isuridae
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whitetip (Carchathinus longimanus), porbeagle (Lamna nasus), hammerhead
Validated age and growth of the porbeagle shark, Lamna nasus, in the western North Atlantic.
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paucus 73 4 Porbeagle, Lamna nasus 457 31 Blacknose shark, Carcharhinus acronotus 387 6 Bignose shark, C.
Length at maturity in three pelagic sharks (Lamna nasus, Isurus oxyrinchus, and Prionace glauca) from New Zealand.
1 -- -- Carcharhinus longimanus 8 1.2 100.0 Pteroplatytrygon violacea 25 11.0 100.0 Lamna nasus 2 -- -- Pseudocarcharias kamoharai 1 -- -- Mobula sp.
Shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus, and porbeagle, Lamna nasus, associated with longline swordfish fishery in NW and N Spain.
For example, the growth of porbeagle (Lamna nasus) increased following a marked decline in the abundance of this species due to heavy exploitation (Cassoff et al., 2007) and, on the basis of data for eight populations, the growth of immature walleye (Sander vitreus) was estimated to have increased 1.3 times when abundance was low rather than high (Venturelli et al., 2010).
Age underestimation in New Zealand porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus): is there an upper limit to ages that can be determined from shark vertebrae?
1983), the validation of porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) age and growth (k = 0.06 and 0.08/yr for females and males, respectively) (Natanson et al.
The rest of the shark species identified were the porbeagle (Lamna nasus), bigeyed thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus), smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena), bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus), sandbar shark (Carcharinus plumbeus), longnose spurdog (Squalus blainvillei), smoothhound (Mustelus mustelus), and basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus).