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Istiophorus platypterus

Istiophorus platypterusis commonly referred to as Indo-Pacific sailfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3207 
AphiaID:
158812 
Scientific:
Istiophorus platypterus 
German:
Indopazifischer Fächerfisch 
English:
Indo-Pacific Sailfish 
Category:
Pesci lancere 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Istiophoridae (Family) > Istiophorus (Genus) > platypterus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Shaw, ), 1792 
Size:
bis zu 600cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-06-04 16:58:53 

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Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)

The Indo-Pacific sailfish can be found singly or in larger schools of up to30 animals in almost all oceans at depths up to 40m. Regular sightings and catches are reported from both the West- and the East Atlantic, the East-, West- as well as the Central Pacific and the Indian Ocean.

The Indo-Pacific sailfish live in open water, often hunting in groups.

Synonymised names:
Histiophorus dubius Bleeker, 1872 (misspelling)
Histiophorus gladius (Bloch, 1793)
Histiophorus immaculatus Rüppell, 1830
Histiophorus indicus Cuvier, 1832
Histiophorus orientalis Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
Istiophorus amarui Curtiss, 1944
Istiophorus brookei Fowler, 1933
Istiophorus dubius Bleeker, 1872
Istiophorus eriquius Jordan & Ball, 1926
Istiophorus gladifer Lacepède, 1801
Istiophorus gladius (Bloch, 1793)
Istiophorus gladius greyi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus gladus (Bloch, 1793) (misspelling)
Istiophorus greyi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus greyii Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus immaculatus (Rüppell, 1830)
Istiophorus japonicus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
Istiophorus ludibundus Whitley, 1933
Istiophorus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Istiophorus triactis Klunzinger, 1871 (synonym)
Scomber gladius Bloch, 1793
Xiphias platypterus Shaw, 1792
Xiphias velifer Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (synonym)

External links

  1. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.

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