Fat Tuna


Mako shark

Isurus Oxyrinchus

The Mako shark may be considered an offshore species and can be found at the surface and to depths of up to 750 m.

Conservation Status

The Mako shark has been red listed by the IUCN for the North Atlantic. There is good reason for concern as to the status of this species.

Principal fishing methods

Handline and bottom Line.


This species has a maximum reported size of 400 cm (505 kg) and a maximum reported age of 25 years.


All year round



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