Sailfish Animal Pictures

Istiophorus platypterus

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Atlantic sailfish hunting small fish.

Sailfish hunting
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Sailfish on Bait Ball

Sailfish
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Often working together in groups of two or more, swift sailfish thrash at and disrupt schools of smaller fish such as sardines and anchovies, thus allowing each sailfish to more easily snag its meals

A sailfish as it jumps out of the water.

Sailfish Jumping Out of Water
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A sailfish as it jumps out of the water.

Sailfish
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Many scientists consider the sailfish to be the fastest fish in the ocean.