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Tetrapturus Rafinesque, 1810

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: 4

species Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 - Japanese Spearfish
species Tetrapturus belone Rafinesque, 1810 - Mediterranean Shortbill Spearfish
species Tetrapturus georgii Lowe, 1841
species Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins & de Sylva, 1963 - Atlantic Longbill Spearfish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4936]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Tetrapturus Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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