Spearfish, Shortbill

Details

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Scientific Name:
Tetrapturus angustirostris
Fight Rating:
Very Hard Pointer
Description:

The Spearfish is also known as Shortbill Spearfish. The Spearfish’s body colour is generally dark blue to blue black on the upper back and flanks progressing down to a silvery white belly area. The Spearfish is not often confused with other billfish as the bill on the head is shorter usually less than 20% of the total body length. The dorsal fin is dark blue at the front and a mottling of dark blue and brown at the back when fully extended the front of the dorsal is wider than the depth of the body. The pectoral fins are short and black in colour the pelvic fins are also black but are longer than the pectoral fins. The anal fins are whitish with a darker border. The Spearfish is a long slender fish growing up to 2m and approximately 30kg in weight.

Fishing Spots

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Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

Funchal, Regiao Autonoma da Madeira
Portugal Portugal
7 16 6 6
Locph_1460106613_locid108396

Carribean Sea (La Guaira Bank) Sea

Caracas, Miranda
Venezuela Venezuela
18 2 1 2
Locph_725619882_locid103139

Cudjoe Bay Bay (Saltwater)

Cudjoe Key, FL
United States United States
2 116 2 19 6
Locph_1996585354_locid109161

Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico

Islamorada, FL
United States United States
27 70 2 11 8
Locph_2087247724_locid108025

Honokohau Harbor Pacific Ocean

Kailua, HI
United States United States
18 14 11 4
Locph_550454437_locid108447

Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

Kailua, HI
United States United States
85 48 1 6 22

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Tournaments

There are no tournaments specified for this fish.