11 Species in Family Istiophoridae
Nominal species list for Istiophoridae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Istiompax indica (Cuvier, 1832) Black marlin
Istiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804) Atlantic sailfish
Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792) Indo-Pacific sailfish
Kajikia albida (Poey, 1860) Atlantic white marlin
Kajikia audax (Philippi, 1887) Striped marlin
Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) Indo-Pacific blue marlin
Makaira nigricans Lacep├Ęde, 1802 Blue marlin
Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 Shortbill spearfish
Tetrapturus belone Rafinesque, 1810 Mediterranean spearfish
Tetrapturus georgii Lowe, 1841 Roundscale spearfish
Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins & de Sylva, 1963 Longbill spearfish
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