Makos can swim for short bursts at speeds believed to exceed 40 miles per hour. They will often breach while chasing prey. Length to 12 feet.
They have a sleek torpedo shape and a jumble of sharp teeth.
One of two species in the mackerel shark family, Isuridae.
Range: Found worldwide in warm and temperate oceans.
Species: Isurus oxyrinchus
- Image Size
- 5408x3548 / 20.6MB
- Contained in galleries