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Taxon profile

family

mackerel sharks
Lamnidae Müller & Henle, 1838

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes

Other names

= white sharks

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 6

genus Alopecias Canto, 1886
genus Carcharodon Smith, 1838
genus Isurus Rafinesque, 1810
genus Lamna Cuvier, 1916
genus Oxyprinichthys Ameghino, 1901
genus Parotodus Cappetta, 1980

Links and literature


Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
[Data retrieved on: 12 May 2007]

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Explanations

extinct taxon