Marlin Science

The information on the following pages are from contributing authors who's work is related to billfish in general.

Marlin Structure and Function - by Peter S. Davie

Common and Scientific Names of marlin and billfishes - by Peter S. Davie.

Characteristics of Billfish Anglers - by Robert B. Ditton and Kirk S. Gillis of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University.

This study reveals some very interesting characteristics of the anglers that you may meet in Cabo on your next visit. Mr. Ditton and his colleagues have many other recent studies which should be of great interest to anglers.