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The blue marlin is native to tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. They are a large fish, growing up to 6 feet in length and weighing up to 250 pounds in weight. They are blue on top and silvery-white below, with a long, rigid dorsal fin and a long, spear-shaped upper jaw. They are very popular for sport fishing. Play the following videos to learn more about the blue marlin.