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Makaira nigricans (Blue Marlin) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family billfishes. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Indian Ocean. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 500 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Blue Marlin. View this species on GBIF