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Kajikia albida  (Poey, 1860)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 768126

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tetrapturus albidus Poey, 1860
  Common Name(s): white marlin [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderXiphioidei  – espadons, voiliers, billfishes, swordfishses, sailfishses, marlins, spearfishes  
                                        FamilyIstiophoridae  – billfishes, sailfishes, marlins, spearfishes, picudos, voiliers  
                                           GenusKajikia Hirasaka and Nakamura, 1947  
                                              SpeciesKajikia albida (Poey, 1860) – white marlin  

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  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: Kajikia albida, white marlin [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  






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