Taxon profile


Atlantic Sailfish
Istiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)

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

Scientific synonyms

Histiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)
Histiophorus americanus Cuvier, 1832
Histiophorus granulifer Castelnau, 1861
Histiophorus pulchellus Cuvier, 1832
Istiophorus americanus (Cuvier, 1832)
Istiophorus maguirei Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus volador Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus wrighti Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Makaira albicans Latreille, 1804
Makaira velifera Cuvier, 1832

Other names

= Billfish
= Ocean Gar
= Ocean Guard

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

prey: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

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