Istiophoridae


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Istiophoridae

[‚is·tē·ə′fȯr·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The billfishes, a family of oceanic perciform fishes in the suborder Scombroidei.
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Por otra parte, el tamano de las vertebras de Xiphias gladius e Istiophoridae (Figura 4), las cuales superan los 50 mm de longitud, indicaria que estos especimenes tendrian un tamano importante, superando posiblemente los tres metros de longitud.
The extant blue marlin, Makaira nigricans Lacepede 1802, (Perciformes: Xiphioidei: Istiophoridae) is an important commercial and recreational fish species that inhabits the tropical and temperate Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans, various strata within a water column of about 200 m or more and average sea surface temperatures of approximately 24[degrees]C (Nakamura 1985).
Migration paterns of Istiophoridae in the Pacific Ocean as determined by cooperative tagging program, p.
Survival of tagged and released sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus: Istiophoridae) determined with acoustical telemetry.
Approximately 160 whole and partial skeletons of Recent specimens representing seven species of the family Istiophoridae were examined and used for comparisons with the fossil material.
He later funded studies on billfishes (Istiophoridae) at the Rosenstiel School, and wrote scholarly papers on them.
Finally, if understanding the effects of the physical environment on the behavior of highly migratory fish like tuna (Scombridae) and billfishes (Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae) is critical to robust population evaluations (Brill & Lutcavage, 2001), the influences of the environment on the distribution of fishery resources constitute important factors that should be included in the management models.
Los peces de las Familias Istiophoridae y Xiphiidae, conocidos vulgarmente como peces de pico, son de gran talla, epipelagicos, habitan preferente mente aguas oceanicas calidas, por encima de la termoclina, y realizan largas migraciones, que en algunos casos superan los 3 000 km.
Unidentified tuna Xiphiidae, Swordfishes 144 Xiphias gladius Swordfish Istiophoridae, Billfishes 145 Istiophorus platypterus Sailfish 146 Makaira nigricans Blue marlin 147 N.A.
Reproduction, gonad histology and spawning cycles of North Atlantic billfishes (Istiophoridae).
In an attempt to improve local conditions, during the early 1980's some operators began to investigate alternative fishing methods and, in particular, pelagic longlines to target stocks of highly migratory oceanic groups of species such as tunas (Scombridae), sharks (Carcharhinidae), and billfishes (Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae).