white marlin

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white marlin

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A marlin (Tetrapturus albidus) of the Atlantic Ocean, having a dark blue back with silvery underparts and a dorsal fin with dark spots.
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Noun1.white marlin - small marlin (to 180 pounds) of western Atlanticwhite marlin - small marlin (to 180 pounds) of western Atlantic
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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Conservation of Atlantic white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus, has been a concern of U.
The current stock status of Atlantic white marlin indicates that biomass is only at about 12% of the level necessary to maintain maximum sustainable yield (MSY) and continues to decline (ICCAT, 2002).

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