Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw in Shaw & Nodder 1792),

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Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw in Shaw & Nodder 1792)


Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw in Shaw & Nodder 1792)  —Indo-Pacific sailfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens observed by Jeff Kinch during CFMDP Survey at Kavieng fish market in 2004–2005.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and Indo-West Pacific. Oceanic and epipelagic, 0–200 m depth. Marine.