Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802

AphiaID: 126950

Blue marlin

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Xiphioidei (Suborder) > Istiophoridae (Family)

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Histiophorus herschelii (Gray, 1838)
Maikaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802
Makaira ampla (Poey, 1860)
Makaira ampla ampla (Poey, 1860)
Makaira bermudae Mowbray, 1931
Makaira ensis (Lacepède, 1800)
Makaira herschelii (Gray, 1838)
Makaira nigricans ampla (Poey, 1860)
Makaira nigricans nigricans Lacepède, 1802
Makaira perezi de Buen, 1950
Orthocraeros bermudae (Mowbray, 1931)
Tetrapturus amplus Poey, 1860
Tetrapturus herschelii Gray, 1838
Xiphias ensis Lacepède, 1800

International References

original description Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV. chez Plassan: Paris, France. 728(16): pl.-pp., available online at [details]

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 [details]

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at [details]

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 [details]

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]

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