WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

219729  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219729)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Epipelagic and oceanic species mostly confined...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Epipelagic and oceanic species mostly confined to the waters on the warmer side of the 24°C surface isotherm and known to effect seasonal north-south migrations. Not usually seen close to land masses or islands, unless there is a deep drop-off of the shelf. Remains mostly within the upper 37 m. Believed to form small-scale schools of at most 10 individuals. Larger fish tend to swim solitarily (Ref. 43) but smaller ones form schools of about 10 individuals (Ref. 9987). Feeds on squids, tuna-like fishes, crustaceans and cephalopods (Ref. 9308). Also caught with troll lines (Ref. 9308). The flesh is of good quality and is marketed frozen and prepared as sashimi and sausages in Japan (Ref. 9308); also utilized fresh (Ref. 9987). [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901). 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=219729 on 2017-12-15

Date
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigra (Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947)) 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 mazara Jordan & Snyder, 1901) 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 editorIstiompax howardi Whitley, 1954) 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 editorIstiompax mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)) 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 editorEumakaira nigra Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947) 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 mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)) 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 mazara (Jordan & Schneider, 1901)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Epipelagic and oceanic species mostly confined to the waters on the warmer side of the 24°C surface isotherm and known to effect seasonal north-south migrations. Not usually seen close to land masses or islands, unless there is a deep drop-off of the shelf. Remains mostly within the upper 37 m. Believed to form small-scale schools of at most 10 individuals. Larger fish tend to swim solitarily (Ref. 43) but smaller ones form schools of about 10 individuals (Ref. 9987). Feeds on squids, tuna-like fishes, crustaceans and cephalopods (Ref. 9308). Also caught with troll lines (Ref. 9308). The flesh is of good quality and is marketed frozen and prepared as sashimi and sausages in Japan (Ref. 9308); also utilized fresh (Ref. 9987). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus productus Dana, 1852 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes huttoni (Thomson G.M., 1890) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes longicaudatus (Marukawa, 1927) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella filosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella histiophori Thomson G.M., 1890 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacifische blauwe marlijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPacific blue marlinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific blue marlin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormakaire bleu pacifique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPazifischer Blauer Marlin  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクロカジキ  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarlin azul del Indo-Pacífico  [details]