Marlin Quotes (2 quotes)
By the mid-1950s manatees were already scarce, and monk seals, once common as far north as Galveston, were gone. By the end of the 20th century, up to 90 percent of the sharks, tuna, swordfish, marlins, groupers, turtles, whales, and many other large creatures that prospered in the Gulf for millions of years had been depleted by overfishing.
Nine out of the 10 big fish that were around when I was growing upthe swordfish, the tuna, the marlin, the shark90 percent of them are gone. If there was that many sharks when I was a kid, there are now this many.