Why Mako Sharks The Fastest Among Other Sharks?
The mako sharks are the fastest sharks as they have torpedo shaped bodies; they are called the peregrine sharks. The average adult mako shark length is 3.2 M and weight is 60:135 KG, although the females are larger than the males. The speed of these sharks could be 22 miles per hour, while there is one short fins shark was swimming at 43 miles per hour. This kind of sharks may be the fastest one in the ocean.
The mako sharks eat bony fishes like tunas, mackerel, swordfish or bonito and it may eat other sharks, sea turtles, sea birds or porpoises. Mako sharks swim beneath their prey, then they eat it before the prey notices that. Statistics record the mako sharks attacks on human form 1980 till 2010 almost forty-two attacks and twenty boat attacks; these attacks could be caused of mako sharks’ speed, size and power, and these elements which make them capable of injuring and killing humans.
Mako sharks are found in whole the world, they prefer the warm water where the swordfishes live, because it is their feed and they both prefer the same environmental conditions. Mako sharks can be found in the western Atlantic, Canadian water and gulf of Mexico.
Features of mako shark : invisible teeth even while opening his mouth, long teeth, short pectoral fins, lunate tail and distinctive counter shading dorsally blue and white ventrally.