The Atlantic Black MarlinThe Atlantic Blue MarlinThe Atlantic NarwhalThe Atlantic White Marlin
The Atlantic Blue Marlin
The largest billfish, the Atlantic blue marlin, weighs up to 820 kg (1800 lb) and has been classified as a vulnerable species.
The bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) is the only extant species of the family Pomatomidae. It is a marine pelagic fish found around the world.
Blue MarlinStriped MarlinSailfishSpearfish
The striped marlin, Kajikia audax, is a species of marlin found in tropical to temperate Indo-Pacific oceans.
To find crustaceans in the sandy bottomIt's actually just a physical mutation with no purposeTo spear preyTo point north
To spear prey
Billfish are characterized by their spear-like bill. These predatory fish use their speed and strength to slash at their prey and stun them before devouring.
1,401 pounds, 1 ounces1,204 pounds, 4 ounces4,500 pounds, 0 ounces1,402 pounds, 2 ounces
1,402 pounds, 2 ounces
It was caught by angler Paulo Amorim in Vitoria, Brazil on Feb. 29, 1992.
By utilizing water tempBy visiting the surface frequentlyThey are warm blooded and self regulateBy visiting the bottom frequently
By utilizing water temp
These cold blooded species like to be in waters around 60-70 degs. Fahrenheit.
Blue MarlinBlack MarlinStriped MarlinWhite Marlin
The black marlin is the only marlin with non-retractable fins.
White Marlin'sMiami Marlin'sSailfishBlue Marlin's
Sailfish are the most frequently caught billfish on the Atlantic coast of these 4.
The Blue Marlin: There's no replacement for displacementThe Sailfish: Displacement? Pffft.The Striped Marlin: I've got racing stripes built in brah'.It's not any billfish at all...
The sailfish is the fastest fish in the world – able to swim at a speed of 68mph, followed by the marlin at 50mph.
Using "Buzz Baits""Walking the Dog"Kite FishingTenkara
Though trolling is probably the most common, kite fishing is one of the regularly used methods for fishing for billfish from this list.
A Quick Quiz About Atlantic Billfish
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You'd survive a billfish apocalypse.