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Atlantic Sailfish

The Atlantic Sailfish is a pelagic fish of tropical and temperate waters in the Atlantic and Caribbean Sea. It is a migratory species and moves about the open ocean and into the Mediterranean Sea. Its depth range is from warm surface waters down to about 200m (656 ft).

Atlantic Sailfish are related to the marlin. They hunt schooling fish, such as sardines, anchovies and mackerel although they also feed on crustacean s and squids.

A highly prized game fish known for its speed and spectacular jumps and “tail-walking”.

 

© Wayne Garber 2014 © Wayne Garber 2014 © Wayne Garber 2014
Atlantic Sailfish on Black Matting Zoomed Detail Atlantic Sailfish on White Matting

 

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