Mako sharks reach lengths of about 10-13 feet. In color, when seen in the water, makos appear to have a cobalt blue back. Out of the water, the back is a deep blue-grey color. The belly is snow white.
Average mass: 278190 g.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Morphology"
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Nichole Rudolph, University of Michigan
Rudolph, N. 2002. "Isurus oxyrinchus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Isurus_oxyrinchus.html
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