Question

Why do marlin have a "spear" for a nose?

Why do marlin have a "spear" for a nose?

Answers

The spear is actually an elongation of the upper jaw.

It has been postulated that this is used to stun or spear prey, but there is little recorded evidence of this in Blue Marlin, but analysis of Black Marlin stomach contents show injuries to prey which are consistent with this form of attack

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Because they are sword fish.

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