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.
Survival was high for species such as dolphinfish and black marlin which strike the hooks mainly during retrieval.
Short-term movement and behaviour of black marlin Makaira indica in the Coral Sea as determined through a pop-up satellite archival tagging experiment.
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.
More pertinent to the ongoing scientific research, Hemingway included several photographs of fish and inquiries about whether Cadwalader wanted skins of striped and black marlin, or only the measurements.
Some game fishers claim that tuna longlining in the tropical waters of North Queensland, in a region known as Area E, is threatening black marlin stocks, reducing the numbers available to the world-renowned game fishery off Cairns.
And the current world best for a black marlin is 1,560lbs caught off Peru in 1953.
In part that's because these waters are among the best in the world for the high-leaping blue marlin, which, along with the black marlin, is considered the ultimate prize in the ocean sportfishing lottery.
Biggest fish of the day was a 132-pound black marlin, caught by the team of Fred Moreno, Jose Fonseca, Rick Baker, and John Roberts.
Devoted to conservation and ethics in fishing, Goadby was instrumental in the development of the Cairns giant black marlin fishery and in the introduction of tag-and-release fishing in Australia.
Knowing the marlin will be attracted to the FADs allows captains to narrow their search area and gives the anglers many more opportunities at blue, striped or black marlin each day.