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Istiophorus Lacépède, 1801

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Istiophoridae - billfishes and marlins

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

species Istiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804) - Atlantic Sailfish
species Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792) - Indo-pacific Sailfish

Istiophorus platypterus - 0000100001 1

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/5185]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Istiophorus Lacepède, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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