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Porbeagle

Order Lamniformes
Family Lamnidae

Marine fish with cartilaginous skeleton more or less calcified but nor ossified. Leathery and dry skin. Hydronimanic body. Pointed snout and triangular teeth. It doesn´t present nictitating membrane. Very similar to the shark. It can weigh up to 230 kg.

Characteristics
FAO code
POR
Specie
Lamna nasus
Type
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 48: the Antarctic part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 58: the Antarctic and Southern parts of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Heringshai
China 鼠鲨
France Taupe
Italy Talpa
Portugal Tubarão sardo
United Kingdom Porbeagle
Japan Nishikudazame
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