Believed to be the fastest fish in the sea reportedly clocked at nearly seventy miles an hour for short bursts. Feeds at the surface or at depth on small pelagic fishes such as Sardine Mackerel and other baitfish. Also very fast growing can reach lengths of four feet or more in little over a year. Max length to seven feet or more. The fish in the background are Striped Marlin.
Range: Tropical and Subtropical Waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans
Species: Istiophorus platypterus
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