Any of four species (genus Makaira, family Istiophoridae) of deep-blue to blue-green marine fish with a long body, a long dorsal fin, a rounded spear extending from the snout (which it uses to club the fish it feeds on), and usually pale vertical stripes. They are highly prized for sport and food. Species range in weight from about 100 lbs (45 kg) to more than 1,500 lbs (700 kg). The Indo-Pacific black marlin (M. nigicans) has a distinctive, stiff pectoral fin set at an angle.
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There were 269 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,692, and the median income for a family was $51,106. Males had a median income of $41,000 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,122. None of the families and 4.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 14.6% of those over 64.