Brunetti J., De Maddalena A., Eliceche Constantini M. A., Calatayud C. On a large shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus (Lamnidae) observed at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (eastern central Pacific Ocean). Marine Biological Journal, 2023, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 106-109. https://doi.org/10.21072/mbj.2023.08.4.08



A large female shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810, was observed on 26 March, 2023, off Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The total length was carefully estimated at 450 cm. This shark is the third largest mako ever recorded and the second largest observed and photographed alive.


J. Brunetti

co-owner, M. Sc.

A. De Maddalena

shark biology lecturer, M. Sc.


M. A. Eliceche Constantini


C. Calatayud

biologist, PhD



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