WoRMS taxon details

Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915

219734  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219734)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Highly oceanic, migratory species which does not generally occur in coastal or enclosed waters but is found well offshore....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219734 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
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). (2018). 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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofTetrapturus illingworthi Jordan & Evermann, 1926) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrapturus kraussi Jordan & Evermann, 1926) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPseudohistiophorus angustirostris (Tanaka, 1915)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPseudohistiophorus illingworthi (Jordan & Evermann, 1926)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofTetrapterus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Remark Date Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch kortbekspeervis  [details]
English shortnose spearfishshortbill spearfish  [details]
French makaire à rostre court  [details]
German Speerfisch  [details]
Japanese フウライカジキ  [details]
Spanish marlin trompa corta  [details]