The Mako Shark is also popular with the name Blue Pointer or Bonito Shark. It is powerful, aggressive and has been blamed for several attacks on humans. It is also considered as one of the fastest sharks ever seen and while hunting, it swims around the prey in different patterns to ensure maximum impact during the attack.
It belongs to the Genus Isurus of Lamnidae family.
The size of the Mako Shark measures around 3.2 meters and weighs between 132 – 298 lbs. These Sharks can be found in the temperate and tropical waters around the world. These are cylindrically shaped with metallic blue in the dorsal area and white in the ventral.