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Makaira Lacépède, 1802

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

species Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832) - Giant Black Marlin
species Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) - Black Spearfish
species Makaira nigricans Lacépède, 1802 - Atlantic Blue Marlin

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/5224]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Makaira Lacepède, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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