Makaira


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The extant blue marlin, Makaira nigricans Lacepede 1802, (Perciformes: Xiphioidei: Istiophoridae) is an important commercial and recreational fish species that inhabits the tropical and temperate Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans, various strata within a water column of about 200 m or more and average sea surface temperatures of approximately 24[degrees]C (Nakamura 1985).
Mercury and selenium in blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, from the Hawaiian Islands.
1943), according to FAO data, the fishery for large pelagic species, including mainly yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacores, and billfishes such as marlin, Istiompax indica, Makaira mazara, Kajikia audax\ swordfish, Xiphias gladius; and Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, in Panama began in the 1970's.
The blue marlin, Makaira nigricans Lacepede, 1802, is an important commercial and recreational fish species that inhabits the tropical and temperate Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans favoring depths of over 100 m and temperatures of approximately 24[degrees]C (Nakamura 1983, 1985).
domestic data collection areas within the western North Atlantic basin, were investigated with mark-recapture data from 769 blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, 961 white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus, and 1,801 sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus.
Evidence of blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, spawning in the vicinity of Exuma Sound, Bahamas.
In the summer, the density of dolphinfish near the main Hawaiian Islands is low, perhaps because they migrate offshore to avoid their main predator, the blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, which increase in numbers in nearshore waters to reproduce (Hopper, 1990).
Indo-Pacific black marlin Makaira indica Escolar Lepidocybium flauobrunneum Indo-Pacific blue marlin Makaira mazara Wahoo Acanthocybium solandri Shortfin mako shark Isurus oxyrinchus Barracuda Sphyraena spp.
Four billfish species (Family Istiophoridae) range the Atlantic Ocean and adjacent waters of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico: sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus; blue marlin, Makaira nigricans; white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus; and longbill spearfish, Tetrapturus pfluegeri (Robins and Ray, 1986).
sailfish, Istiophorus albicans (Jolley and Irby, 1979); blue marlin, Makaira nigricans (Holland et al.
Age and growth of the blue marlin, Makaira mazara, in the western Pacific Ocean.
Unidentified tuna Xiphiidae, Swordfishes 144 Xiphias gladius Swordfish Istiophoridae, Billfishes 145 Istiophorus platypterus Sailfish 146 Makaira nigricans Blue marlin 147 N.
Surface mucous and autologous skeletal muscle samples were collected from three individuals from each of the following species: Makaira nigricans (blue marlin), Tetrapturus albidus (white marlin), Istiophorus platypterus (sailfish), and Xiphias gladius (swordfish).
mainly yellowfin tuna) and billfishes (swordfish, sailfish, Istiophorus albicans, white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus, and blue marlin, Makaira nigricans) were the main target groups whilst sharks were avoided.
5%) (148 t black marlin, Makaira indica, 281 t blue marlin, Makaira mazara, and 341 t striped marlin, Tetrapturus audox) (McIlgorm, 1995).