Mako sharks also known as Isurus are a genus of mackerel sharks. There are two living species, the common shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) and the rare longfin mako shark (Isurus paucus), and several extinct species known from fossils. They range in length from 9 to 15 feet, and have an average weight of 1,750 lbs. The Mako sharks are in the Lamnidae family which also include sharks such as the great white shark and porbeagle
This Mako shark tooth is a "Isurus hastalis" it is in great condition. It features great detail, color, and preservation.
Dimensions: 2 1/8" L x 1 5/8" W
Provenance: South Carolina, USA
Age: Pliocene: 5.3- 1.8 MYO
Type: Actual specimen- one only