ISLAMORADA, FL - MAY 26: Mako shark takes a bite out of a swordfish in Islamorada, Florida. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images)

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ISLAMORADA, FL - MAY 26: Mako shark takes a bite out of a swordfish in Islamorada, Florida. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images)

Photo by: Ronald C. Modra

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Shark Week: The Podcast – The Epic Battles Between Swordfish and Mako Sharks

Luke Tipple chats with Joe Romeiro & Lauren Romeiro, shark experts and stars of the Shark Week special, The Dawn of the Monster Mako.

July 28, 2022

Episode show notes:

Shark Week: The Podcast, goes behind the scenes with stars of the Shark Week special Dawn of the Monster Mako, underwater filmmaker and shark expert Joe Romeiro & marine biologist and cinematographer Lauren Romeiro. Host Luke Tipple chats with the newly married shark couple about the differences between makos and swordfish, the elusive nature of the adult mako shark, and the footage caught by deep water cameras that can go up to 3000 feet underwater. The experts share their shark safety while searching the depths around the ancient island of the archipelago.

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