First record of mako shark off the coast of La Media Guajira, Colombian CaribbeanPublished in November 2014
First record of mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus (Lamniformes: Lamnidae) off the coast of La Media Guajira, Colombian Caribbean
Paola Palacios-Barreto, Andrea Ramírez-Hernández, Oscar Uriel Mendoza-Vargas & Andrés F. Navia
The occurrence of the shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus, caught by artisanal fishermen using a longline shark fishing, was recorded off the coast of Media Guajira. This is the first record of I. oxyrinchus in this area, which extends its geographic distribution into the Colombian Caribbean Sea.
Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 42 : 1205-1209