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striped marlin

n.
A marlin (Tetrapturus audax) of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, marked with vertical stripes along the sides.
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Noun1.striped marlin - Pacific food and game fish marked with dark blue vertical stripesstriped marlin - Pacific food and game fish marked with dark blue vertical stripes
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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Food habits and energy values of prey of striped marlin Tetrapturus audax (Philippi, 1887) off the coast of Mexico.
Trophic spectrum of striped marlin Tetrapturus audax (Philippi, 1887), off the coast of Cape San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Catch rates for apex predators such as blue shark (Prionace glauca), bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tunas, shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), and striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) declined by 3% to 9% per year and catch rates for four midtrophic species, mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), increased by 6% to 18% per year.
In descending order of their proportion in the catch they were bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus), longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox), blue shark (Prionace glauca), mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), albacore (Thunnus alalunga), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), ono (Acanthocybium solandri), and shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris).
De 1988 a 1993 se muestrearon 1030 ejemplares de marlin rayado (Tetrapturus audax) capturados por la flota deportiva de Cabo San Lucas.
Striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax, migration patterns and rates in the northeast Pacific Ocean as determined by a cooperative tagging program: Its relation to resource management.
Ueyanagi (1964) described sailfish, striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax, the Pacific counterpart to white marlin), and shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris) between 10 and 20 mm SL as having long snouts.
Abstract: The influence of the lunar phases on the catch-per-unit effort (CPUE) of the striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) captured by the Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico sport-fishing fleet from October 1987 to June 1989 was analyzed.
Black marlin (Makaira indica, Gunn et al., 2003) and striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax, Domeier et al., 2003) monitored mostly outside of spawning times and areas had displacement study.