Lamnidae,

Wirtz, Peter, Fricke, Ronald & Biscoito, Manuel José, 2008, The coastal fishes of Madeira Island—new records and an annotated check-list, Zootaxa 1715, pp. 1-26: 2

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.274128

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/FD1087D9-FFA7-4A56-FF67-A1FE4F89F869

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lamnidae
status

 

Lamnidae 

While recorded close to the shore in other areas, we do not consider Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)  a coastal fish at Madeira (recorded from the open sea).

* Isurus oxyrinchus  Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810 —Shortfin mako

Lamna nasus Bonnaterre, 1788  —Porbeagle

Erroneously noted as common by Maul (1949), due to a typographical error: a remark originally meant for Isurus oxyrhynchus  (pers. comm. of G. Maul to M. Biscoito). The presence of this species at Madeira is doubtful.