An evaluation of pop-up satellite tags for estimating postrelease survival of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
) from a recreational fishery.
Considering all species subject to exploitation by the sport fishing fleet in this region, striped marlin represents 21.7%, Pacific blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
) 3.4%, sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) 2.6%, dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) 46.4% and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) 19% (Klett-Traulsen et al., 1996).
Estimating age and growth rate of Atlantic blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
): progress and future work plan.
Toward identification of larval sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus), white marlin (Tetrapturus albidus), and blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
) in the western North Atlantic Ocean.
Other species, including rainbow runner (Elagatis bipinnulata), black jack (Caranx lugubris), dolphin fish (Coryphaena hippurus), billfishes (Istiophorus albicans, Makaira nigricans
, Tetrapturus albidus), swordfish (Xiphias gladius), made up 6.1% of the total catch.
And in August, Saundersfoot fisherman Gavin Davies landed a Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans
) usually associated with big game fishing off the coast of Florida.
It was later identified as a blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
) - a fish virtually unknown in British and Irish waters and the first ever recorded from the Welsh coast.
Abstract.--A nearly complete fossil skull, including the rostrum, of blue marlin, Makaira nigricans
Lacepede, 1802 (Perciformes: Xiphioidei: Istiophoridae), was collected from the Oso Member (latest Miocene) of the Capistrano Formation, Mission Viejo, Orange County, California.
domestic data collection areas within the western North Atlantic basin, were investigated with mark-recapture data from 769 blue marlin, Makaira nigricans
, 961 white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus, and 1,801 sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus.
Stiffness and damping forces in the intervertebral joints of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
FO Disc Billfish Istiompax indica 2 1.2 0.0 Makaira nigricans
7 4.9 0.0 Kajikia audax 22 12.2 7.7 Istiophorus platypterus 7 2.4 0.0 Tetrapturus angustirostris 8 2.4 0.0 Xiphias gladius 1031 100.0 2.7 Total billfish 1077 Tuna Thunnus alalunga 9 6.1 0.0 Thunnus obesus 22 8.5 14.3 Thunnus albacares 19 12.2 9.1 Total tuna 50 Other bony fishes Alepisaurus brevirostris 6 3.7 100.0 Alepisaurus ferox 94 36.6 100.0 Sphyraena spp.
Use of pop-up satellite archival tag to demonstrate survival of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans
) released from pelagic longline gear.