Body dark blue, shading to silvery white underneath, dorsal fin
bluish, others brown-black, two dorsal fins, the first lengthy, its
front forming a peak, two anal fins, upper jaw prolonged into spear,
its cross section round.
Relatively small species.
in deep water.
available data indicate that the spearfish matures at 2 years of
age, and rarely lives past 4 to 5 years; they are pelagic, and feed
at or near the surface, mainly on fishes and squid; named for Al
Pflueger, Sr., founder of Pflueger Taxidermy.