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BLUE MARLIN

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Blue Marlin are found in all of the world's major oceans.  They are one of the largest billfish species, and have been known to reach sizes of 1700 pounds (771 kg).  Individuals over 350 pounds (159 kg) are most likely female.  Atlantic blue marlin undergo rapid growth during the first year or two of their lives; however it typically takes 30 years for one to reach 1,000 pounds (454 kg).  Blue marlin have the ability to make incredibly long journeys through the ocean.  The record being a trip of 9,254 miles (14,893 km) from Delaware in the U.S. to the island of Mauritius off the southeast coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. Information courtesy of the International Game Fish Association.

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