striped marlin


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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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Dusk often had a negative effect on the catch rates of billfish, such as striped marlin and sailfish.
Winston Churchill with a 168-pound striped marlin he boated in 20 minutes within sight of the Tuna Club Sept.
Collections of striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax), white marlin (Tetrapturus albidus), blue marlin (Makaira nigricans), and sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) were available from previous analyses of stock structure (Graves and McDowell 1994, 1995; Graves, 1998), and individuals from locations throughout each species' range were selected for the present study (Table 1).
Unlike striped marlin, which are considered fair to good eating smoked or in kabobs, sailfish meat is thought to be poor.
Just as the swordie turned on the bait, a striped marlin jetted up from the depths to swipe it.
PHOTO (color) The Catalina Gold Cup striped marlin tourname nt begins Sunday.
Striped marlin in Mexican waters and particularly in Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula forms the core of sport fishing.
You'll also find black and blue marlin, and a few striped marlin, farther offshore.
For istiophorid billfishes, live and dead natural baits rigged with J hooks reveal higher frequencies of internal hooking locations and trauma for sailfish, striped marlin (K.
THIS magnificent striped marlin was caught by Rosneath angler Douglas Strattan during a recent holiday in New Zealand.
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.
For more than 40 years, Baja has been one of the top places to do battle with a boatload of different species, including some of the most macho fish on earth: huge blue, black and striped marlin.