Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

FIRST RECORD OF THE LONGFI MAKO, ISURUS PAUCUS GUITART (CHONDRICHTHYES: LAMNIDAE), FOR THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN

Dáninso Gámez Barrera, Luis Nieto Alvarado, Eliana Morón Granados, Juan Pablo Caldas, José Luis Correa

Abstract


The occurrence of the longfi mako Isurus paucus is reported in the Colombian Caribbean for the fist time. Three specimens were captured, one was caught by artisanal fihermen in Concha bay and the two others were captured in the open sea by an industrial fihing boat. This is the fist evidence of the occurrence of this species in shallow and offshore waters of the Colombian Caribbean.

Keywords


Lamnidae; Isurus paucus; Caribbean Sea; Colombia

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2012.41.2.86

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