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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Lamnidae — porbeagle.


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  • The United States and Palau had put in proposals to restrict international trade in white tip sharks and hammerhead sharks, while the European Union has proposed protecting porbeagle sharks, also known as Lamna nasus.


  • I'm too late, but it is almost positively a porbeagle (Lamna nasus).

    Pat, Vanna, Dead Sharks

  • One example is salmon sharks (Lamna ditropis), which have been observed as far north as False Pass, an important migratory passage for whales, salmon, and other marine life between the North Pacific and Bering Sea.

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  • (_Lamna_, _Arius_, &c.) and a crocodile (_Diplocynodon_) are also found in the Barton Clay.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • Likewise, the EU warned: "Unsustainable target fisheries for Lamna nasus in parts of its range have been driven by international trade demand for its high value meat."


  • Porbeagle sharks, Lamna nasus, are classified as globally Vulnerable, but are considered Critically Endangered in the Northeast Atlantic and and Endangered in the Northwest Atlantic.


  • He added: "Also on the MCS fish to avoid list are the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) and the spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias).

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