Black Marlin

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What is a Black Marlin?

Black Marlin

Science Name: Makaira indicus
Other Names: Pacific black marlin, giant black marlin (Hawaii), white marlin (Japan)
Ideal Temp: 70 to 85
World Record: 1560 lbs. Peru
Environment: offshore
Techniques: Heavy-tackle trolling
Range: Found in the Indian and Pacific oceans.



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