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Istiophorus albicans  (Latreille, 1804)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 550888

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Atlantic sailfish [English]
 
  Valid Name: Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw in Shaw and Nodder, 1792)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 23-May-2008, website (version 23-May-08)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Istiophorus albicans   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., Jan R. McDowell, and John E. Graves  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of recent billfishes (Xiphioidei)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Marine Science, vol. 79, no. 3   
  Page(s): 455-468   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-4977   
  Notes: Proceedings of the 4th International Billfish Symposium   
  Reference for: Istiophorus albicans   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nakamura, Izumi  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Billfishes of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Marlins, Sailfishes, Spearfishes and Swordfishes Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 5   
  Page(s): iv + 65   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102232-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Istiophorus albicans   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nakamura, Izumi  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Billfishes of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of marlins, sailfishes, spearfishes and swordfishes known to date.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis (125), vol. 5   
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  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102232-1   
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  Reference for: Istiophorus albicans   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: See Collette et al. (2006) regarding the synonymization of Istiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804) under Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw in Shaw and Nodder, 1792)  
 

 

   

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