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Giant Black Marlin
Istiompax indica (Cuvier, 1832)

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

Scientific synonyms

Histiophorus indicus Cuvier, 1832
Tetrapturus indicus Cuvier, 1832
Maikaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
Makaira indicus (Cuvier, 1832)
Istiompax indicus (Cuvier, 1832)
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
Istiomax indicus (Cuvier, 1832)
Tetrapturus australis Macleay, 1854
Istiompax australis Whitley, 1931
Makaira australis (MacLeay, 1854)

Other names

= Black Marlin
= Black Marlin Fish
= Black-marlin
= Pacific Black Marlin

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [217]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/30842]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [170312]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Istiompax indica (Cuvier, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 3 September 2019

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