Atlantic sailfish

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Noun1.Atlantic sailfish - a kind of sailfishAtlantic sailfish - a kind of sailfish      
sailfish - large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
genus Istiophorus, Istiophorus - type genus of the Istiophoridae
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Caption: Jace Cowan, front, caught his first Atlantic sailfish with Capt.
Zyg's billfish slam included an Atlantic sailfish in Kenya in 1991, a Pacific sailfish in Cancun, Mexico, in 2004 and an Atlantic blue marlin in 1997 in Madeira.
Longevity and age validation of a tag-recaptured Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, using dorsal spines and otoliths.
Age and growth of the Atlantic sailfish Istiophorus platypterus, using cross section from the fourth dorsal fine spine, p.
The Atlantic sailfish has a deep gray or cobalt blue first dorsal fin with black spots.
Ellen Peel of The Billfish Foundation says Southeast Florida plays a huge role in the life of an Atlantic sailfish.
Declining populations of Atlantic sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) (ICCAT, 2001) emphasize the need for a better understanding of their biology, especially processes affecting growth and mortality during early life because these mechanisms often regulate recruitment (Fuiman, 2002).
anglers are seeing an overall increase in Atlantic sailfish, Randy Blankinship from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Highly Migratory Species Division, was quick to throw in a word of caution.
Specifically, the pectoral fin is longer, in relation to the body, in Atlantic sailfish than in Indo-Pacific sailfish.
In winter, though, it's the Atlantic sailfish that swim by this lighthouse that generate the most buzz from local and visiting anglers alike.
Studies on the age and growth of the Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus americanus (Cuvier), using length-frequency curves.

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