WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802

126950 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126950)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Oceanic species usually found in waters with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Oceanic species usually found in waters with surface temperatures ranging from 22° to 31°C. Water color affects the occurrence, at least in the northern Gulf of Mexico, where the fish show preference for blue water. Rarely gathers in schools and usually found as scattered single individuals in the open ocean. Feeds mainly on fishes but also preys on octopods and squids. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and temperate waters  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and temperate waters [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126950 on 2017-11-22

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802). Histoire naturelle des poissons: IV.. chez Plassan: Paris, France. xliv, 728, 16 pl. pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 688 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 688 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira herschelii (Gray, 1838)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira herschelii (Gray, 1838)) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira ampla (Poey, 1860)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira bermudae Mowbray, 1931) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira ensis (Lacepède, 1800)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira perezi de Buen, 1950) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus amplus Poey, 1860) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus herschelii Gray, 1838) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias ensis Lacepède, 1800) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus herschelii (Gray, 1838)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthocraeros bermudae (Mowbray, 1931)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigricans ampla (Poey, 1860)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigricans nigricans Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira ampla ampla (Poey, 1860)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaikaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1801 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Oceanic species usually found in waters with surface temperatures ranging from 22° to 31°C. Water color affects the occurrence, at least in the northern Gulf of Mexico, where the fish show preference for blue water. Rarely gathers in schools and usually found as scattered single individuals in the open ocean. Feeds mainly on fishes but also preys on octopods and squids. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on fishes but also preys on octopods and squids [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: in tropical and temperate waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic species; Water color affects its occurrence, at least in the northern Gulf of Mexico, where the fish show preference for blue water. Rarely gathers in schools and usually found as scattered single individuals [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Highly Comercial gamesfish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species of genus [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapsala poeyi (Pérez-Vigueras, 1935) Price, 1938 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes huttoni (Thomson G.M., 1890) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes ornatus Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes watsoni Kirtisinghe, 1934 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblauwe marlijnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantische blauwe marlijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue marlinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic blue marlin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakaire bleu de l'Atlantique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantischer Blauer Marlin  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarlin azul  [details]
Makaira ampla
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Makaira ampla
[image from synonym]

Makaira herschelii
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Makaira herschelii
[image from synonym]

Makaira ampla
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Makaira ampla
[image from synonym]