Shortfin Mako Shark
Picture by: Mark Conlin Picture taken on: May 25th, 2011
The world's affinity for shark fin soup and the flesh of the shortfin mako has lead to a decrease in population numbers. Worldwide, the shortfin mako is not only subject to overharvesting by direct hunting, they are also often by-catch victims of the tuna and swordfish fishing industries.
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