Discover the fascinating facts about these oceanic predators.
Mako sharks are among the fastest sharks, reaching speeds of up to 60 mph.
The two primary species are the Shortfin Mako and the Longfin Mako.
Their diet mainly consists of fish and cephalopods.
Unlike most sharks, Makos are partially warm-blooded
Mako sharks give birth to live young after a gestation period of around 18 months.
Overfishing and bycatch are significant threats to Mako populations.
Efforts are underway to protect and conserve Mako shark populations.