Taxon profile


billfishes and marlins
Istiophoridae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Carangiformes »  suborder Menoidei

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

genus Istiompax Whitley, 1931
genus Istiophorus Lacépède, 1801
genus Kajikia Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947
genus Makaira Lacépède, 1802
genus Tetrapturus Rafinesque, 1810

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/509]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Istiophoridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Istiophoridae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 12 May 2007]

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