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 Posted: Wed May 27th, 2015 11:26 pm
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Sidewinder
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This report is in the South Coast Herald.

A huge black marlin was taken allegedly by an illegal tuna longliner when it grabbed a tuna that was already hooked and in turn hooked itself.

Estimated weight 650kg and age estimated at 100 years. The age is a stretch but nevertheless the report does highlight a conservation issue as this magnificent beast should be roaming free.

http://southcoastherald.co.za/88845/shad-on-the-bite-and-who-will-be-king-of-the-sea/

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 Posted: Thu May 28th, 2015 07:06 pm
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shuraj
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beast of a marlin.

 

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