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Tetrapturus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172498

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Tetrapterus Rafinesque, 1810
 
  Common Name(s): spearfishes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2008   
       

 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  
                                     GenusTetrapturus Rafinesque, 1810 – spearfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 – shortbill spearfish, Japanese spearfish, shortnose spearfish, slender spearfish, marlin trompa corta 
                                        Species Tetrapturus belone Rafinesque, 1810 – Mediterranean shortbill spearfish, Mediterranean spearfish 
                                        Species Tetrapturus georgii Lowe, 1841 – roundscale spearfish 
                                        Species Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins and de Sylva, 1963 – longbill spearfish, aguja del Pacífico, marlin trompa larga 
       

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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: Tetrapturus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Tetrapturus   
       
  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: Tetrapturus, spearfishes [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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tetrapturus   
       
  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: Tetrapturus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
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  Reference for: Tetrapturus   
       

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