The porbeagle (Lamna nasus) is a species of mackerel shark in the family
Lamnidae, distributed widely in the cold and temperate marine waters of the
Most people have never even heard about the Porbeagle Shark, but it is truly one
of the coolest sharks in the Ocean. Learn more about this shark here!
Pictures and facts about the porbeagle shark, a pelagic shark that is among the
world's fastest sharks. View incredible underwater photos of sharks.
The porbeagle is a stout shark that is blue-gray on top and white underneath with
a white patch on the trailing edge of the first dorsal fin. It has a crescent shaped ...
According to the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO 2001a),
mature porbeagle sharks are rarely seen in winter and spring, with monthly ...
Porbeagle shark sticking it's head out of the water beside a boat. Photo: S.
Campana. Common name: Porbeagle Shark Latin name: Lamna nasus. Status
Sep 5, 2013 ... Overview — Many sharks and other fish prefer warm water, but porbeagle sharks
like to stay cool. They inhabit coastal regions and the open ...
May 21, 2014 ... Fisherman Graeme Pullen hooks an eight-foot, 450lb porbeagle shark less than
a mile offshore of Devon.
The porbeagle is a stout, heavy shark with a pointed, conical snout and a
crescent-shaped caudal, or tail, fin. Its name is thought to arise from a
combination of ...
TweetEmailPrintThe porbeagle (Lamna nasus) is a pelagic predatory species of
mackerel shark of the family Lamnidae. The porbeagle is considered vulnerable