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Marlin, Blue (Makaira Nigricans ) Record

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MARLIN, BLUE / MAKAIRA NIGRICANS
15 30 180.00 396.13 Azores Bank Azores 010993 J. Sadler
24 50 520.00 1146.6 Faial Azores 170988 L. Furmanr
37 80 477.00 1051.9 Faial Canary Is 100891 J. Haselhorst
60 130 444.00 978.13 Faial Azores 080889 M. Immergut
AT AT 520.00 1146.6 Faial Azores 170988 L. Furman

The Blue Marlin (Makaira Nigricans)

is a very large, deep-shouldered seafish with a streamlined body. Its upper jaw is elongated into a distinct, spikelike snout. It may reach weights of as much as 900 kg/2,000 lb and is prized by game fishers. It is found throughout the warm and temperate seas and oceans of the world.

Blue Marlin (Makaira Nigricans)

 
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