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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The agreement has been signed to acquire all of the issued and to be issued share capital of Black Marlin.
Short-term movement and behaviour of black marlin Makaira indica in the Coral Sea as determined through a pop-up satellite archival tagging experiment.
Evidence reported about the nonexistence of the relationship between the lunar phases and the fishing success in the fishery exists Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758; yellowfin tuna, black marlin, white marlin, and sailfish (Makaira nigricans Lacepede, 1802 Tetrapturus albidus Poey, 1860 and Istiophorus platypterus Shaw and Nodder, 1792), according to Nakamura and Rivas (1974) Anonymous (1989) and Moreno et al.
The question raised Hemingway's earlier suggestion to Cadwalader: that blue marlin are the offspring of old black marlin, and that the white are the offspring of young fish.
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.
Next on the list was a trip to Ex-mouth, Australia for black marlin with Capt Jono Shales on the Reel Fly.
Broadbill swordfish and black marlin move through this part of the ocean, along with large schooling species such as trevallies and tunas.
Thornton achieved a 'grand slam' which was a sailfish of 150 lb, a black marlin of 190 lb and a striped marlin of 130 lb.