SpeciesMakaira indicaGiant black marlin. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket. The black marlin, Makaira indica, is one of four marlin species, and a member of the billfish family. They live in tropical and subtropical waters of the Indian and. Black Marlin, Istiompax indica (Cuvier, ) Scientific name: Istiompax indica. Similar species: For many years the Black Marlin was called Makaira indica.

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Marine and Freshwater Research Image of a black marlin, Makaira indicaanglers pose with black marlin prior to release, New South Wales, Australia. University of NSW Press. Results showing either one are fine.

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Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Entering air finds words like airplane, stair, stairway and millionaire. In addition to warmer waters, they also are found close to land masses as opposed to wide-open water. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Downloaded on 30 October Billfishes of the world. While providing the most freedom, it’s also a hit and miss system. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.


Fisheries Black Marlin are taken in commercial and recreational fisheries throughout their range, including as bycatch in longline and purse seine fisheries – mostly by surface tuna longline fishers.

Separate each word with a space. It uses its bill to slash prey before swallowing it. Biology Spawning occurs off Cairns from August to November, in water temperatures around degrees C.

Stock photo of a black marlin, Makaira indica ,jumping with angler in foreground, New South Wales, Australia. A search for tiger shark will have tiger shark pictures and also include sand tiger shark pictures, however, the search won’t bring up pictures of tigers makairw mammal or any other makkaira of sharks.

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An epipelagic, oceanic species often found near shore in coastal waters, around islands and coral reefs.

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Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? White marlin Striped marlin. Diet mostly consists of various fish and cephalopods. Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The Australian Zoologist 6 4: You can sponsor this page. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Marine; maiaira oceanodromous Ref.

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It has two dorsal fins, two anal fins, a lunate caudal fin and two strong keels on the side of the caudal peduncle. Western Australian Museum indjca pp. Reproduction and sexuality in marine fishes: Entering sand tiger shark will find only sand tiger shark pictures, not tiger sharks and not any other sharks.

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