Istiophorus amarui Curtis, Istiophorus gladius greyi Nichols & Murphy, Istiophoru greyii de Buen, Istiophorus platypterus Whitehead, A Sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, hunting sardines off the coast of Mexico. Source: Peter G. Allinson, M.D. / Marine Photobank. License: CC BY Attribution-. Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) can be found in both temperate and tropical waters throughout the world’s oceans. They generally have a tropical.
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A Sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, hunting sardines off the coast of Mexico. Feed on baitfish and squid. Fabulous platypters footage showing Sailfish using their bill to ‘slash’ schooling baitfish – sardines. Sailfish hunting a school of baitfish in the Maldives. Common and widespread in the tropical and sub-tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans, ranging into temperate waters.
Sailfish have been istiophoris from all Australian states including Tasmania. Epipelagic usually in oceanic waters above the thermocline, and also found near continental coasts, islands and reefs. Caudal peduncle with a double keel.
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Pelvic fin very long, almost reaching anus, rays fused; caudal fin very forked. First dorsal fin dark blue with small black spots. Anal fin bases silvery-white, pectoral and caudal fins dark brown or blue. Adults itiophorus highly opportunistic, feeding on a large range of prey species including sardines, anchovies and mackerels.
Spawning peaks occur in summer, but can occur throughout the year. Males and females pair lpatypterus, or several males chase a single female. Spawned eggs are around 1. Larvae occur near coral reefs in Queensland waters. Although targeted in some areas, the species is mostly taken as bycatch by tuna longliners, but not as highly valued as marlin, and usually released.
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isstiophorus Considered a hard-fighting sport fish by recreational anglers. Xiphias platypterus ShawThe Naturalist’s Miscellany: Synopsis of the biology of the sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus Isfiophorus and Nodder, Analysis of sex-specific spawning biomass per recruit of the sailfish Istiophorus platypterus in the waters off eastern Taiwan.
Sex ratios, size at sexual maturity, and spawning season seasonality of sailfish Istiophorus platypterus from eastern Taiwan. Bulletin of Marine Science 3: Reproduction and Development in Epipelagic Fishes.
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How sailfish use their bills to capture schooling prey. Inter-ocean genetic divergence of istiophorid billfishes. Proceedings Royal Society Pltypterus Billfishes in an ecosystem context. Bulletin of Marine Science 79 3: Genetic stock structure of the sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA.
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Billfishes of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of marlins, sailfishes, spearfishes and swordfishes known to date. Global overview of the major constitutent-based billfish tagging programs and their results since Longevity and age validation of a tag-recaptured Atlantic sailfish Istiophorus platypterususing dorsal spines and otoliths. Platyptsrus scale hypoxia-based habitat compression of Atlantic istiophorid billfishes.
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Istiophirus Spawning peaks occur in summer, but can occur throughout the year. Fisheries Although targeted in some areas, the species is mostly taken as bycatch by tuna longliners, but not as highly valued as marlin, and usually released.
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