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Shortfin Mako
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Isurus oxyrinchus
Family Name:
Lamnidae
Size:
9-12 Feet
Weight:
575 to 1600 lbs
Color:
Blue with white underside
Diet:
mackerel, bonito, anchovy, tuna, marine mammals, marlin, other sharks, and squid
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Shortfin Mako

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Shortfin Mako Description
  Makos are mackerel sharks that are incredibly fast swimmers and can also leap out of the water. They are sought after game fish. Mako is a Maori word.  
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