List of Nominal Species of Istiophoridae
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Nominal Species (n = 65) Present allocation (n = 11) Ref.
Makaira albicans Latreille, 1804 Istiophorus albicans 43
Tetrapturus albidus Poey, 1860 Kajikia albida 84358
Istiophorus amarui Curtiss, 1944 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Histiophorus americanus Cuvier, 1832 Istiophorus albicans 43
Makaira ampla marlina Jordan & Hill, 1926 Istiompax indica 43
Tetrapturus amplus Poey, 1860 Makaira nigricans 43
Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 Tetrapturus angustirostris 43
Histiophorus audax Philippi, 1887 Kajikia audax 6659
Istiompax australis Whitley, 1931 Istiompax indica 43
Tetrapturus australis Macleay, 1854 Istiompax indica 43
Tetrapterus belone (non Rafinesque, 1810) Tetrapturus pfluegeri 43
Tetrapturus belone (non Rafinesque, 1810) Kajikia albida 10820
Tetrapturus belone (non Rafinesque, 1810) Tetrapturus pfluegeri 43
Tetrapturus belone Rafinesque, 1810 Tetrapturus belone 43
Makaira bermudae Mowbray, 1931 Makaira nigricans 43
Istiophorus brookei Fowler, 1933 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Istiompax dombraini Whitley, 1954 Istiompax indica 43
Istiophorus dubius Bleeker, 1872 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Tetrapturus ectenes Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Kajikia audax 43
Xiphias ensis Lacepède, 1800 Makaira nigricans 54621
Istiophorus eriquius Jordan & Ball, 1926 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Kajikia formosana Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947 Kajikia audax 43
Tetrapturus georgii Lowe, 1841 Tetrapturus georgii 43
Istiophorus gladifer Lacepède, 1801 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Scomber gladius Bloch, 1793 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Makaira grammatica Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Kajikia audax 43
Histiophorus granulifer Castelnau, 1861 Istiophorus albicans 43
Istiophorus greyi Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Skeponopodus guebucu Nardo, 1833 Istiophorus albicans 43
Tetrapturus herschelii Gray, 1838 Makaira nigricans 43
Makaira holei Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Kajikia audax 43
Istiompax howardi Whitley, 1954 Makaira mazara 43
Tetrapturus illingworthi Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Tetrapturus angustirostris 43
Histiophorus immaculatus Rüppell, 1830 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Histiophorus indicus Cuvier, 1832 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Tetrapturus indicus Cuvier, 1832 Istiompax indica 43
Istiophorus japonicus Jordan & Thompson, 1914 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Marlina jauffreti Smith, 1956 Kajikia audax 6659
Tetrapturus kraussi Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Tetrapturus angustirostris 43
Tetrapturus lessonae Canestrini, 1861 Kajikia albida 43
Istiophorus ludibundus Whitley, 1933 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Istiophorus maguirei Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Istiophorus albicans 43
Makaira marlina Jordan & Hill, 1926 Istiompax indica 43
Tetrapturus mazara Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Makaira mazara 43
Tetrapturus mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1901 Kajikia audax 43
Eumakaira nigra Hirasaka & Nakamura, 1947 Makaira mazara 43
Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802 Makaira nigricans 43
Makaira nigricans (non Lacepède, 1802) Makaira mazara 43
Makaira nigricans tahitiensis Nichols & La Monte, 1935 Istiompax indica 43
Histiophorus orientalis Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Makaira perezi de Buen, 1950 Makaira nigricans 43
Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins & de Sylva, 1963 Tetrapturus pfluegeri 43
Xiphias platypterus Shaw, 1792 Istiophorus platypterus 6659
Scheponopodus prototypus Canestrini, 1872 Tetrapturus belone 43
Histiophorus pulchellus Cuvier, 1832 Istiophorus albicans 43
Tetrapturus tenuirostratus Deraniyagala, 1951 Kajikia audax 43
Istiophorus triactis Klunzinger, 1871 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Skeponopodus typus Nardo, 1833 Tetrapturus belone 43
Xiphias velifer (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Istiophorus albicans 43
Xiphias velifer Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Istiophorus platypterus 43
Makaira velifera Cuvier, 1832 Istiophorus albicans 43
Istiophorus volador Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Istiophorus albicans 43
Istiophorus wrighti Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Istiophorus albicans 43
Makaira xantholineata Deraniyagala, 1956 Istiompax indica 10820
Makaira zelandica Jordan & Evermann, 1926 Kajikia audax 43
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