Mako sharks are the fastest of all species of sharks in the world. They can swim at a top speed of 60 miles per hour when they are migrating or hunting for food. The generally swim at a speed of about 35 miles an hour on a regular basis. Mako shark prefers to consume fish that are found in schools. Primary tuna, herring, and swordfish. Mako sharks average between 6 and 9 feet long, but can reach 12 feet in length and can weigh up to 1,000 pounds. . They have extremely long teeth that are also thin. They are sharp but not like those of sharks that consume larger fish and animals in the water. The teeth are slightly tilted as well to help them keep a grip on slippery fish they care to dine on.