How long do mako sharks live?

Answer Scientists disagree on the mako shark's lifespan. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration experts estimate that mako sharks' maximum lifespan is about 11.5 years, except for shortfin female... Read More »

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Where do mako sharks live?

Mako sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus) inhabit temperate and tropical waters in all of the world's oceans and several gulfs and seas, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Red Sea. Mako sharks are pelagic,... Read More »

Do sharks live off the New Jersey shore?

Do sharks live in the sunlit zone?

A diverse community of marine life inhabits the sunlit zone, that uppermost portion of the ocean where light facilitates photosynthesis. Sharks are common predators in this layer. Some of the most ... Read More »

Do sand sharks need to move to live?

Sand sharks or sand tiger sharks do not have to keep moving or swimming to live. Many sharks must keep swimming to breathe, control their buoyancy and prevent themselves from sinking. Unlike most f... Read More »