What is another word for marlin?

68 synonyms found


[ mˈɑːlɪn], [ mˈɑːlɪn], [ m_ˈɑː_l_ɪ_n]

How to use "Marlin" in context?

When most people think of a marlin, the images that come to mind are of an impressive and dangerous fish. Marlin can be found all over the world in both temperate and tropical waters and can grow up to 2.6 meters (8.5 feet) long. They're actually a type of sailfish and are noted for their long, flowing dorsal and anal fins. These fins are used to propel the fish through the water while they sail forward on the wind. Marlin can also be very agile swimmers and can reach speeds of up to 151 kilometers per hour (94 miles per hour)!

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