Taxon profile


Barred Marlin
Tetrapturus audax (Philippi, 1887)

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

Scientific synonyms

Histiophorus audax Philippi, 1887
Istiophorus audax (Philippi, 1887)
Kajikia formosana Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947
Kajikia mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Makaira audax (Philippi, 1887)
Makaira audax zelandica Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Makaira formosana (Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947)
Makaira holei Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Makaira mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
Makaira tenuirostratus (Deraniyagala, 1951)

Other names

= Beak
= Beakie
= New Zealand Marlin
= Pacific Striped Marlin
= Striped Marlin

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [223]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31223]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Tetrapturus audax (Philippi, 1887)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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