Shorfin mako

Shorfin mako




Scientific name Isurus oxyrinchus
Family Lamnidae
FAO code SMA

General characteristics of the species

Cartilaginous fish. It has five gill openings on each side of the head. Inverted U-shaped mouth. Two dorsal fins, the first is large and tall and the second very small. It has a dark blue color, almost black on the back and flanks. The ventral area is white. It can reach a total length of up to about 2 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (surface longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets. Cool, on ice.