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Preparing to Tag a Shortfin Mako Shark

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Preparing to Tag a Shortfin Mako Shark

Picture by: Mark Conlin Picture taken on: May 25th, 2011

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The shortfin mako can grow to lengths of 3.9 meters (13 feet). There is still some uncertainty about its life-span, but it is suspected to reach ages of between 11-23 years.

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