Lamnidae - Mackerel Sharks

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the lamnid fishes on the site.

A White Shark at the Neptune Islands

Michelle Yerman © Michelle Yerman

The family includes the Mackerel Sharks, Makos, Porbeagles and White Shark.

Carcharodon carcharias White Shark, Great White Shark
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin Mako
Lamna nasus Porbeagle Shark
Otodus obliquus tooth of an extinct Lamnid shark (no common name)


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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