Longbill Spearfish: Tetrapturus pfluegeri
Habitat: Longbill spearfish are found offshore in deep water.
Behavior: These fish are uncommon. Available data indicate that spearfish matures at 2 years of age and rarely lives past 4 to 5 years. They are pelagic and feed at or near the surface, mainly on fishes and squid.
State Record: 61 lb 8 oz, caught near Islamorada
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Additional Information: Longbill spearfish are named for Al Pflueger, Sr., founder of Pflueger Taxidermy.