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Sailfish are a genus Istiophorus of billfish living in warmer sections of all the oceans of the world. They are predominantly blue to gray in colour and have a ...

Sailfish, Sailfish Pictures, Sailfish Facts - National Geographic


The two main subspecies of sailfish, Atlantic and Indo-Pacific, range throughout the warm and temperate parts of the world's oceans. They are blue to gray in ...

Fastest in the Sea: Sailfish - Extreme Science


Sailfish are a very well-known species of fish (you've probably heard of them, and maybe even seen one mounted) because of their popularity among sport ...

Sailfishes - definition of sailfishes by The Free Dictionary


Either of two large marine fishes, Istiophorus albicans of the Atlantic Ocean or I. platypterus of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, having a large saillike dorsal fin ...

Sailfish - Florida Museum of Natural History - University of Florida


Istiophorus platypterus. The sailfish is one of the faster of the marine creatures, and one of the more popular in recreational fishing, despite the meat being of ...

Indo-Pacific sailfish videos, photos and facts - Istiophorus ... - ARKive


With its huge, sail-like dorsal fin, long, pointed bill, and graceful, elongated body, the Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) is one of the world's most ...

Sailfish - New World Encyclopedia


Dec 28, 2008 ... Sailfish is the common name for any of the large marine fish comprising the genus Istiophorus in the Istiophoridae family of the Perciformes ...

Istiophorus platypterus (Sailfish) - IUCN Red List


There is also no difference in pectoral fin length or in any other morphometric or meristic characters between Atlantic and Indo-Pacific populations of sailfish ...

Sailfish | Definition of Sailfish by Merriam-Webster


Define sailfish: any of a genus (Istiophorus, especially I. platypterus) of billfishes having a very large dorsal fin—sailfish in a sentence.

The Facts on Sailfish | Animals - mom.me


Sailfish take their name from the large dorsal fin that stretches almost the full length of their bodies. While their sail-like fins are impressive, as is the fight they' re ...

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes Family: Istiophoridae Genus: Istiophorus
Species: Istiophorus platypterus
Shaw and Nodder first described the Atlantic sailfish in 1792 and assigned it the species name Xiphias platypterus. Some scientists believe that the Atlantic and Pacific sailfishes are separate species and apply the name... More »
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Sailfishes, Istiophorus albicans ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Sailfishes, Istiophorus albicans, Actinopterygii, Perciformes, Istiophoridae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Saltwater Fish - Sailfish


Sailfish: Istiophorus platypterus. Appearance: Color dark blue on top, brown-blue laterally and silvery white underbelly; Upper jaw elongate in the form of a spear ...

Sailfish | Define Sailfish at Dictionary.com


Sailfish definition, a large tropical and subtropical marine fish, Istiophorus platypterus, of the family Istiophoridae, distinguished by a long, high dorsal fin, long ...