Atlantic blue marlin

Atlantic blue marlin

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Caption: Atlantic blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) on a fishing line. This game fish weighs around 113 kilograms. The maximum recorded weight of an Atlantic blue marlin is 820 kilograms with a maximum length of five metres, making it one of the largest bony fish. It is also one of the fastest fish with a speed of around 80 kmph. It feeds on other fish and cephalopods. Photographed in the Florida Keys, Florida, USA.

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