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YB1505-Dm. Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) grows to over 12 feet long and over 1200 pounds. Fastest swimming species of shark capable of short bursts of speed up to 46mph and can leap high out of water. A highly migratory species. A top predator in the open ocean in tropical and warm temperate waters worldwide that feeds on squid tuna swordfish other sharks and marine mammals. Has a very strong bite and slender wicked teeth. Listed as endangered by the IUCN. Baja Mexico Pacific Ocean. Photo Copyright  Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com
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	YB0191-D. Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) grows to over 12 feet long and over 1200 pounds. Fastest swimming species of shark capable of short bursts of speed up to 46mph and can leap high out of water. A highly migratory species. A top predator in the open ocean in tropical and warm temperate waters worldwide that feeds on squid tuna swordfish other sharks and marine mammals. Has a very strong bite and slender wicked teeth. Listed as endangered by the IUCN. Baja Mexico Pacific Ocean. Photo Copyright  Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com
Isurus oxyrinchus mako shark with pilotfish stock digital picture
YB1420-Dm. Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) grows to over 12 feet long and over 1200 pounds. Fastest swimming species of shark capable of short bursts of speed up to 46mph and can leap high out of water. A highly migratory species. A top predator in the open ocean in tropical and warm temperate waters worldwide that feeds on squid tuna swordfish other sharks and marine mammals. Has a very strong bite and slender wicked teeth. Listed as endangered by the IUCN. Baja Mexico Pacific Ocean. Bait and rope digitally removed. Photo Copyright  Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com
dramatic horizontal photo of a short fin mako shark from below, available for editorial and commercial licensing
YB1496-D. Woman (model released) snorkeling with Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) grows to over 12 feet long and over 1200 pounds. Fastest swimming species of shark capable of short bursts of speed up to 46mph and can leap high out of water. A highly migratory species. A top predator in the open ocean in tropical and warm temperate waters worldwide that feeds on squid tuna swordfish other sharks and marine mammals. Has a very strong bite and slender wicked teeth. Listed as endangered by the IUCN. Baja Mexico Pacific Ocean. Photo Copyright  Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com
images of people snorkeling with mako sharks, Baja, Mexico, Pacific Ocean, award-winning marine photography by Brandon Cole


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common
name
Shortfin Mako Shark
scientific name Isurus oxyrinchus
range worldwide, tropical and subtropical
viewing
hotspots
Baja, Calafornia, Azores
habitat open ocean
size to at least 12 feet (3.7m), 1200 pounds
diet squid, tuna, swordfish, sharks, marine mammals
trivia very fast swimmer up to 46mph, can jump high out of water, highly migratory species, very strong bite, endangered species
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