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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 
AphiaID: 219734

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophoridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudohistiophorus angustirostris (Tanaka, 1915)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudohistiophorus illingworthi (Jordan & Evermann, 1926)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapterus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus illingworthi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus kraussi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortnose spearfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortbill spearfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarlin trompa corta  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella filosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGloiopotes huttoni (Thomson G.M., 1890) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (54 nucleotides; 64 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Highly oceanic, migratory species which does not generally occur in coastal or enclosed waters but is found well offshore. Epipelagic, above the thermocline (Ref. 9308). Feeds on fishes, cephalopods and crustaceans. Also caught as a by-catch of long lines with hooks intended for tuna. Marketed frozen and prepared as fish cakes and sashimi in Japan (Ref. 9308). Also prepared as sausages. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219734
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219734 on 2014-08-30
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