Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Lamniformes > Family: Lamnidae > Genus: Isurus > Species: Isurus oxyrinchus

Atlantic mako - Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
Protected by 4 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 3022


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Atlantic mako English Fishbase
Atunero Spanish Fishbase
Blauhai German Fishbase
Bonito shark English Fishbase
Cane de mare Spanish Fishbase
Carcharias Greek Fishbase
Diamante Spanish Fishbase
Dientuso Spanish Fishbase
Dikburun Turkish Fishbase
Haringhaai Dutch Fishbase
Kucina Serbian Fishbase
Lamie French Fishbase
Maco Spanish Fishbase
Mako French Fishbase
Mako German Fishbase
Makohai German Fishbase
Makrelenhai German Fishbase
Makrelhaj Danish Fishbase
Makrellhai Norwegian Fishbase
Makrillhaj Swedish Fishbase
Makrillihai Finnish Fishbase
Marache French Fishbase
Marracho-azul Portuguese Fishbase
Marrajo Spanish Fishbase
Marrajo dientuso Spanish Fishbase
Ossirina Italian Fishbase
Peshkagen tonil Albanian Fishbase
Peshkaqen tonil Albanian Fishbase
Pixxiplamptu Maltese Fishbase
Pixxitondu Maltese Fishbase
Psina du gonasa Serbian Fishbase
Rechin macrou Romanian Fishbase
Rekin ostronosy Polish Fishbase
Requin-taupe bleu French Fishbase
Rynchocarcharias Greek Fishbase
Sharp-nose mackerel shark English Fishbase
Sharp-nosed mackerel shark English Fishbase
Shortfin mako English Fishbase
Sildehaj Danish Fishbase
Skyllopsaro Greek Fishbase
Squalo mako Italian Fishbase
Taupe bleu French Fishbase
Taupe bleue French Fishbase
Tiburón azujelo Spanish Fishbase
Tiburón bonito Spanish Fishbase
Tiburón carito Spanish Fishbase
Tinto Spanish Fishbase
Tubarao-anequim Portuguese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Lamna huidobrii Philippi, 1887
Isurus mako Whitley, 1929
Isurus bideni Phillipps, 1932
Isurus tigris africanus Smith, 1957
Isurus glaucus (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Lamna glauca (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Isurus cepedii (Lesson, 1830)
Isurus spallanzani Rafinesque, 1810
Lamna oxyrhina Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1838
Squalus cepedii Lesson, 1831
Oxyrhina gomphodon Müller & Henle, 1839
Oxyrhina glauca Müller & Henle, 1839
Lamna punctata (non Storer, 1839)
Lamna latro Owen, 1853
Isuropsis dekayi Gill, 1862
Carcharias tigris Atwood, 1869
Lamna guentheri Murray, 1884
Isurus africanus Smith, 1957
Isuropsis mako (Whitley, 1929)
Isurus oxyrhincus Rafinesque, 1810
Isurus paucus (non Guitart Manday, 1966)
Isurus tigris (Atwood, 1869)
Isurus oxyrhynchus Rafinesque, 1810

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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