Image: Dick Waterson and Black Marlin

Dick Waterson and Black Marlin

Dr Lidwill's boatman Dick Waterson with the world's first Black Marlin caught on hook and line off Port Stephens, New South Wales, February 1913.

Tony Littlemore
© Australian Museum


The skeleton of the fish is now on display in the Australian Museum skeleton gallery AMS (I.38913-001).

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