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Marlin White ( Tetrapturus albidus) Record

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MARLIN, WHITE / TETRAPTURUS ALBIDUS
8 16 33.00 72.12 Cedros Azores 100992 A. Numan
10 20 44.00 97.0 Faial Azores 180891 J. Wengler
15 30 50.80 112.00 Vilamoura Portugal O50906 J. Vilhena
24 50 46.60 102.12 South Tavira Portugal 070901 A. Curto
37 80 42.45 93.9 Golf De Gasconge France 160899 G. Girauit
AT AT 50.80 112.00 Vilamoura Portugal O50906 J. Vilhena

Smaller member of the billfish family growing to about 3 metres, found throughout the subtropical Atlantic Ocean, rarely in the Mediterranean.  Popular game fish found in deeper water where it feeds on fish and squid. Colouration blue black dorsally, shading into silver white laterally (with brownish areas) and ventrally silver white.

Prominent front area of dorsal fin distinctly rounded, and tail fin with long, relatively narrow lobes.

Image by Chow, S.
Marlin White ( Tetrapturus albidus) Record
 
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