MAKO SHARK

Blue Shark.jpg
Mako Shark.jpg

You can see the similarities of the Blue Shark (Left) and the Mako Shark (Right).

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Longfin Mako Shark.jpg

Credit: Shark Research Institute

The main difference between the Shortfin Mako Shark (left) and the Longfin Mako Shark (right) is the lengths of the tail fin.

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The Mako Shark can jump 30 ft. (9 m.). It is also the fastest shark in the world and can cruise at 25 mph (40 km/h) with bursts of speed up to 46 mph (74 km/h). The Mako Shark has one of the largest brain : body ratios out of all sharks!