noun, plural (especially collectively) sailfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sailfishes.
a large tropical and subtropical marine fish, Istiophorus platypterus, of the family Istiophoridae, distinguished by a long, high dorsal fin, long pelvic fins, and a double keel on each side of the tail.
any of several related fishes having a high dorsal fin.
sailfish spawn in tropical and subtropical waters in the spring through summer.
sailfish spawn in tropical and subtropical waters in the spring and throughout the summer.
Any white marlin or sailfish boated for pictures or any other reason will not receive tag and release points.
Five white marlin, two blue marlin and a sailfish were caught and released.
sailfish tend to be found in shallower waters, closer to shore, which allows the use of smaller boats with outboard engines.
Only blue marlin, white marlin and sailfish are eligible for billfish catch and release points.
Only blue marlin, white marlin and sailfish are eligible for catch and release points.
Four blue marlin were released, seven sailfish were released, and no billfish were landed.
Most beach hotels have sunfish, sailfish and/or windsurfing boards for hire.
British Dictionary definitions for sailfish
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any of several large scombroid game fishes of the genus Istiophorus, such as I. albicans (Atlantic sailfish), of warm and tropical seas: family Istiophoridae. They have an elongated upper jaw and a long sail-like dorsal fin