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EMW-2551Indo-Pacific sailfishIndo-Pacific sailfishIstiophorus platypterus13,640.0027,270.00BothAverage weight ("average","mean")NONESAILFISH (Istiophorus platypterus)

"SIZE: Averages 30-60 pounds, but many under 30 pounds and a few up to 100 pounds are also taken. World record 221 pounds."

=>13.64- 27.27 kg
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