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Saltwater game fish

There are tons of different saltwater game fish that inhabit our world's oceans. Can you name them all?
does not include fish that spend most of their lives in fresh/brackish water
only bony fish; no cartilaginous fish, such as rays, sharks, etc
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very large; bears a signature sword-like upper jaw
swordfish/marlin
like the previous, but with a notable M-shaped sail; one of the fastest animals on Earth
sailfish
posessijg a variety of colors; the two most commonly-caught species are blue and/or yellow
tuna
"yay!'' "woohoo!'' *insert synonyms for excitement*
wahoo
a migratory species of bass, known for its characteristic lateral bands
striped bass
known for its immensely-powerful body, which can execute astounding leaps
tarpon
a relative of tuna; the spanish word for "pretty''
bonito
one of the largest mackerel species
king mackerel
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a beloniid fish; infamous for various cases of injuring anglers, occasionally fatally
houndfish
boxy, square-shaped head; erroneously referred to as a "dorado''
mahi-mahi
one of the largest of the trevallies; recorded eating birds by leaping up and grabbing them
giant trevally/kingfish
a flatfish with a northerly distribution
halibut
named after a male chicken
roosterfish
related to the sharksuckers (remora), except it lacks the suction disk
cobia
very aggressive, even cannibalistic; named for its blue coloration
bluefish
very popular food fish; follows stingrays to snatch up their food
bonefish
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