Definition of Genus isurus
1. Noun. Mako sharks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Isuridae, Isuridae
Member holonyms: Mako, Mako Shark
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Isurus
Literary usage of Genus isurus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Natural History and Classification of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles. by William Swainson (1838)
"... are now placed in this genus, which is distinguished from that of Squalus (us restricted by our author) by the presence of an anal fin. ' genus. ISURUS ..."
2. University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of by University of California (1868-1952) (1910)
"It may be found that this species is referable to Odontaspis. We find no figure which quite corresponds to its form. Genus ISURUS Rafinesque. ..."
3. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries, United States (1916)
"As yet none has been captured on the coast of North Carolina. Genus ISURUS Rafinesque. Mackerel sharks. 4. Isurus tigris (Atwood). ..."