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.
Mas aun, datos recientes de contextos con fechados radiocarbonicos contemporaneos en la costa de Taltal, muestran tambien presencia de restos de Xiphias gladius e Istiophoridae en todos los eventos ocupacionales.
Family Istiophoridae sensu Robins and de Sylva 1960
Use of rostral characters for identifying adult billfishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae).
Family Istiophoridae (sensu Robins and deSylva, 1960)
Its shield-like shape, the stellate pattern on its anterior and posterior surfaces for articulation with the pterygiophore anterior and posterior to it, and the broad articular surface for the fin spine, are characteristic features of a pterygiophore from the anterior part of the dorsal or anal fin in the Istiophoridae.
Este trabajo se realizo dentro del Programa de Becas de Formacion de Recursos Humanos del Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnologicas (CONICIT) y con la ayuda del Programa sobre los Istiophoridae de la Comision Internacional para la Conservacion del Atun Atlantico (ICCAT) y el Instituto Frances de Investigacion Cientifica para el Desarrollo en Cooperacion (ORSTOM).
1 Table 2 Number (and % composition by number) of the main cephalopod prey species found in the diet of Scombridae and Istiophoridae from the tropical Atlantic Ocean between October and December 2000.
The cooperative tagging center mark-recapture database for Istiophoridae (1954-1975) with an analysis of the west Atlantic ICCAT billfish tagging program.
75 70 Table 3 Key for ethanol-preserved larvae and postlarval specimens of Istiophoridae caught in the Straits of Florida and the Bahamas.
Anatomical and physiological adaptations to warm the brain and eyes have evolved independently in divergent pelagic fish lineages, including the lamnid sharks (Block and Carey, 1985), billfishes of the Xiphiidae and Istiophoridae (Carey, 1982a; Block, 1983) and some scombrid fishes (Linthicum and Carey, 1972).