Pacific Shortfin Mako Shark

Isurus oxyrinchus

Also Known As

Mako shark, Blue pointer, Bonito shark, Pacific mako shark

U.S. wild-caught Pacific shortfin mako shark is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.



Fresh from August to January.


U.S. wild-caught from California and Hawaii.


Sweet with a full-bodied, meaty taste.


Soft when raw, firm once cooked.


Fresh, raw meat is an ivory-pink or muddy, reddish color. When cooked it is ivory white.

Health Benefits

High in protein and low in fat, and a good source of niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, phosphorous, and selenium. More information on health and seafood.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 130
Protein 20.98 g
Fat, total 4.51 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.925 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 79 mg

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