Other Common Names:
White Marlin (Japan).
Back dark blue or black, belly silvery white, dorsal fin lavender,
other fins and tail electric blue.
Start of second dorsal forward of start of second anal fin. Fixed pectoral fins.
Two keels at junction of body and caudal fin.
Short lower jaw curved down and a short heavy round bill.
Along current lines, continental shelf drop off,
reefs and shore where warm current is running.
In open ocean around bait fish.
Juveniles move in schools of similar age along coast and islands.
Trolling mullet or mackerel often in combination with plastic squid.
Trolling live skipjack, kawa kawa and other small tuna.
Trolling lures, konaheads and plastic squid.
A fighter that usually mixes jumping and fast runs with deep fighting characteristics.
Can jump at any time during the fight and often alongside the boat.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
The ultimate fighter with the nickname "Rhino of the Ocean".
| Bigeye Trevally
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Blue Marlin | Bluefin Trevally | Bluespotted Stingray | Bonefish | Bridled Parrotfish
Broadbill Swordfish | Bull Shark | Camouflage Grouper | Checkered Seaperch
Cobia | Copper Shark | Coral Trout | Coronation Trout | Daisy Parrotfish
Dogtooth Tuna | Dorado | Dusky Parrotfish | Ember Parrotfish
Giant Trevally | Golden Trevally | Green Jobfish | Grey Mullet | Grey Reef Shark
Hammerhead Shark | Honeycomb Grouper | John's Snapper | Kawa Kawa Tuna
Leopard Shark | Long–Finned Bigeye | Longnose Emperor | Longtail Tuna
Longtom | Mako Shark | Malabar Grouper | Mangrove Jack | Maori Seaperch
Narrow–barred Spanish Mackerel | Peacock Rockcod | Permit | Queenfish
Rainbow Runner | Red Snapper | Reticulated Swellshark | Rosy Snapper
Ruby Snapper | Sailfish | Silvertip Shark | Skipjack Tuna | Smalltooth Emperor
Smalltooth Jobfish | Spangled Emperor | Sweetlip Emperor | Tarpon | Threadfin Salmon
Tiger Shark | Tripletail | Tripletail Wrasse | Wahoo | Yellowfin Tuna