Istiophorus


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Related to Istiophorus: Istiophorus albicans, sailfish, Atlantic sailfish
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Common names Species Sawtooth barracuda Sphyraena putnamiae Blacktail barracuda Sphyraena qenie Pickhandle barracuda Sphyraena jello Sharpfin barracuda Sphyraena acutipinnis Yellowtail barracuda Sphyraena flavicauda Striped bonito Sarda orientalis Sailfish Istiophorus platypterus Frigate tuna Auxis thzard thzard Longtail tuna Thunnus tonggol Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares Kingfish Scomberomorus commerson Queenfish Scomberoides commersonnianus Table 2.
Food habits of sailfish Istiophorus platypterus off Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
This source does give an estimated number of Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, and black marlin, Istiompax indica, caught in 1942, which converted to an approximate weight of 4 t using FishBase's life history tool.
For instance, blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, and sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, extend to tropical and subtropical waters worldwide, while white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus, range throughout the Atlantic Ocean.
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).
Common name Species Swordfish Xiphias gladius Blue shark Prionace glauca Bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus Albacore Thunnus alalunga Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares Common dolphinfish Coryphaena hippurus Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinus longimanus Pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon uiolacea Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophorus platypterus Hammerhead sharks Sphyrna spp.
sailfish, Istiophorus albicans (Jolley and Irby, 1979); blue marlin, Makaira nigricans (Holland et al.
Unidentified tuna Xiphiidae, Swordfishes 144 Xiphias gladius Swordfish Istiophoridae, Billfishes 145 Istiophorus platypterus Sailfish 146 Makaira nigricans Blue marlin 147 N.
It has been argued that more accurate estimates of batch fecundity can be obtained by using only oocytes in the migratory nucleus and hydrated stages (sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus; Chiang et al.
There were no differences detected between vessels for the catches of swordfish, yellowfin tuna, and bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus; sailfish, Istiophorus albicans; other sharks combined, dorado, Coryphaena hippurus; and wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri (Fig.
Age and growth of Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, from the Arabian Gulf.
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.
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).
The biology and fishery of Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, from southeast Florida.