longfin mako


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Related to longfin mako: mako shark, great white shark, shortfin mako
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Synonyms for longfin mako

similar to shortfin mako but darker blue

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Atlantic distribution of tag and recapture locations for the longfin mako, Isurus paucus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Total tagging distribution for the longfin mako, Isurus paucus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Recapture distribution for the longfin mako, Isurus paucus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Total number of longfin mako, Isurus paucus, tagged and recaptured by year in the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program, from 1962 to 1993.
Shortfin makos are partially warm-blooded (the longfin mako does not appear to be warm-blooded).
In the shortfin mako, gestation lasts fifteen to eighteen months (in the longfin mako it may have a similar duration) and the parturition may happen in late winter to the middle of spring in both hemispheres.
The longfin mako is an oceanic species found in tropical and warm-temperate waters.
The diet of the longfin mako shark is unknown but it most likely consists of schooling bony fish and pelagic cephalopods, and possibly swordfish.