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Atlantic blue marlin (Makaira nigricans)

English: Cuban Spear-Fish, Tetrapturus amplus
Fac simile of figure in Poem, Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba
Author George Brown Goode (1851–1896)
Subject: Spearfishes
Tag: Fish
Date 1883
English: Goode, G. Brown (1883) Materials for a History of the Sword-Fish, Report of the Commissioner for 1880 (United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries), Washington, DC: Government Printing Office

The Atlantic blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) is a species of marlin endemic to the Atlantic Ocean. Blue marlins are distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. It preys on a wide variety of marine organisms, mostly near the surface, often using its bill to stun or injure its prey.

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Scientific Name: Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802
Common Names: Blue Marlin, Atlantic Blue Marlin, Cuban Black Marlin; [French] Empereur, Empereur Bleu, Marlin Bleu; [Spanish] Marlín Azul, Marlin Negro, Merlin Rayado, Pez Zuncho, Picudo Blanco, Picudo Rollizo
Eumakaira nigra Hirasaka and Nakamura 1947
Histiophorus herschelii (Gray 1838)
Istiompax howardi Whitley 1954
Istiompax mazara Jordan and Snyder 1901
Maikaira nigricans Lacepède 1802
Makaira ampla Poey 1860
Makaira bermudae Mowbray 1931
Makaira ensis Lacepède 1800
Makaira herschelii Gray 1838
Makaira nigra Hirasaka and Nakamura 1947
Makaira perezi de Buen 1950
Tetrapturus amplus Poey 1860
Tetrapturus herschelii Grey 1838
Tetrapturus mazara Jordan and Snyder 1901
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