black marlin


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Noun1.black marlin - large game fish in the Pacific Oceanblack marlin - large game fish in the Pacific Ocean; may reach 1000 pounds
marlin - large long-jawed oceanic sport fishes; related to sailfishes and spearfishes; not completely cold-blooded i.e. able to warm their brains and eyes
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We paid $105m in paper for Black Marlin and since then valuations in East Africa have progressively increased.
In East Africa, Afren's acquisition of Black Marlin opens up Madagascar, the Seychelles, Kenya and Ethiopia to further exploration, while Tullow Oil, producers in Ghana, are close to significant production in Uganda and further opportunities in Tanzania.
Black Marlin offers seismic, field, geosciences and geochemical services for oil and gas exploration in East Africa.
Survival was high for species such as dolphinfish and black marlin which strike the hooks mainly during retrieval.
Afren PLC (Afren) (LSE: AFR), a company that explores and develops oil and gas in Africa, has signed a contract with Black Marlin Energy Holdings Limited (Black Marlin Energy) (BLM.
The jacket was transported to Batam on the Black Marlin fast transport vessel.
He caught a Pacific blue marlin in Mauritius in 1999, a white marlin in the Azores in September 2001, a striped marlin in 2000 in Kenya, a black marlin in Mozambique in 2003, a swordfish in 2000 in Kenya, a shortbill spearfish in Mauritius in 1996 and a longbill spearfish in 1997 in Madeira.
Such extraordinary great distances have also been reported for the Indo-Pacific black marlin, Makaira indica, a species of similar somatic size to blue marlin (Ortiz et al.
We took out a sports boat and there's nothing more exhilarating than hauling in a black marlin or majestic sailfish ( to be tagged and returned to the ocean, of course.
We took out a sports boat off the northern coast, and there's nothing more exhilarating than hauling in a black marlin or majestic sailfish - to be tagged and returned to the ocean, of course.
One of today's largest billfish is the black marlin, notes Glenda Kelley, a biologist with the International Game Fish Association in Dania Beach, Fla.
The driveway to Avet Reels in Chatsworth is getting worn and the two brothers who own the company have a picture of an 855-pound, two-story black marlin tamed in 55 minutes on a reel they designed and made.