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  1. Any of several fish, of the families Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae, that have an elongated jaw.
  2. Other fish with elongated jaws:
    1. gars (Lepisosteidae)
    2. saury (Scomberesocidae)
    3. silver gar (Strongylura maritima, Belonidae)
    4. northern pipefish (Syngnathus fuscus, Syngnathidae)
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Harvesting of swordfish, sharks, billfish, and tunas in the Atlantic is regulated by the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas.
The ultimate challenge for the shorefisherman is probably a billfish or tuna from the shore, and Australia is one of the few places in the world for that.
However, aside from anecdotal reports of color changes in various pelagic fish, particularly billfish, little else is known.
Past longline catch data from these areas show that an unacceptably high level of juvenile swordfish and billfish are being landed.
Bluewater big-game fishing for marlin and other billfish is not only a challenge for the angler, but also for the boat captain and crew.
Species to expect include various species of tuna, the odd billfish and in some areas, large inshore corvinas and white sea-bass.

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