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Blue marlin

Makaira nigricans

This blue marlin washed up at Middleton Beach, Albany. The local council removed the fish, which weighed 280 kg. A winch and winch strap was needed to lift the fish onto the back of the vehicle.

Weight 280.000kg
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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