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Blue marlin

Makaira nigricans

A Blue Marlin washed up onto Little Beach in Albany. Confirmed as the second biggest sighting in Australia, she weighed in at 540kg!

Weight 540.000kg
Makaira nigricans

About this species

Body colour is dark black, blue on the upper surface becoming silvery white on the lower surface of the body. Distinguished by a series of narrow bars on the sides of the body and non rigid pectoral fin. Read more…

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