Pacific Blue Marlin

Makaira nigricans

Also Known As

A‘u, Kajiki, Aguja azul

U.S. wild-caught Pacific blue marlin is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.



From June through October.


U.S. wild-caught from waters around Hawaii, other U.S. Pacific Islands, and the high seas.


Rich, full flavor.


Firm and meaty, similar to swordfish.


Light golden-orange when raw, turns off-white when cooked.

Health Benefits

Blue marlin is low in saturated fat and sodium, and is a good source of vitamin B12, vitamin B6, selenium, niacin, and protein.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 113 g
Amount per serving
Calories 120
Protein 29 g
Fat, total 0.5 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Selenium 110 mcg
Sodium 45 mg

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