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Shortfin Makos By the Numbers

  • MAXIMUM LENGTH
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    FEET
  • MAXIMUM SPEED OVER
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    MILES PER HOUR
  • CAN TRAVEL OVER
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    MILES PER DAY

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Why Do Shortfin Makos Swim So Fast?

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HOW TO SPOT A SHORTFIN MAKO

The shortfin mako may be fastest shark on earth. Its muscles and body design have evolved over 400 million years to reach top speeds of 45 to over 60 miles per hour. This is not a shark you would want to challenge to a race! Tap or click on hotspots for more information.

EXPLORE A SHORTFIN MAKO

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Shortfin Makos Have Speed-Enhancing Skin

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