BLUE MARLIN (Makaira igricans)

 

Family istiophoridae, Billfishes

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Description:color cobalt blue on top shading to silvery white on bottom;upper jaw elongated in form of spear; dorsal fin and- pointed atfront end; pectoral fin and anal fin pointed; lateral linereticulated (interwoven like a net), difficult to see in largespecimens; no dark spots on dorsal fin; body covered withimbedded scales ending in one or two sharp points.

Similar fish:white marlin, T albidus(white has rounded dorsal at front end, rounded tip of pectoraland anal fins, and spots on the dorsal fin).

Where found:OFFSHORE, a blue water fish.

Size:largest of the Atlantic marlins, common to 11 feet, known toexceed 2,000 pounds.

Remarks:all of trophy size are females; males do not exceed 300 pounds;make trans-Atlantic migrations; spawning procedures unknown;feeds on Squid and pelagic fishes, including blackfin tuna andfrigate mackerel.

 

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