Hatchet Marlin is an extremely rare billfish. The latest
possible catch was on the
east coast of Florida,
but there have been reports of several in the last couple of
years from Cuba. Their range may be the same as the
The Hatchet Marlin may be a
variety of the White Marlin. Although the scale shape of the
Hatchet Marlin is rounded, unlike other marlin who's scales
are pointed. This points out that the Hatchet Marlin could
be its own species.
The coloration is very
similar to the White Marlin. The size is uncertain, but
probably does not exceed
200 pounds. Fishing method would be close to White Marlin
methods that includes trolling and some drifting.