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Makaira nigricans  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172491

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Makaira ampla (Poey, 1860)
 
    Makaira herscheli (Gray, 1838)
 
    Makaira mazara (Jordan and Snyder, 1901)
 
    Makaira herschelii (Gray, 1838)
 
    Tetrapturus herschelii Gray, 1838
 
  Common Name(s): blue marlin [English]
 
    Atlantic blue marlin [English]
 
    Cuban black marlin [English]
 
    castero [Spanish]
 
    marlin azul [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderXiphioidei  – espadons, voiliers, billfishes, swordfishses, sailfishses, marlins, spearfishes  
                                  FamilyIstiophoridae  – billfishes, sailfishes, marlins, spearfishes, picudos, voiliers  
                                     GenusMakaira Lacepède, 1802 – marlins, blue marlin  
                                        SpeciesMakaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802 – blue marlin, Atlantic blue marlin, Cuban black marlin, castero, marlin azul  
       

 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: Makaira nigricans   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
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  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Billfishes: Family Istiophoridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 514-516   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       
  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: Makaira nigricans, blue marlin [English]   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Makaira nigricans, blue marlin [English], marlin azul [Spanish]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Reference for: blue marlin[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Makaira nigricans   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
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