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Noun1.Istiophoridae - sailfishesIstiophoridae - sailfishes; spearfishes; marlins  
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scombroidea, suborder Scombroidea - mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes
sailfish - large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
genus Istiophorus, Istiophorus - type genus of the Istiophoridae
billfish - giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw
genus Tetrapturus, Tetrapturus - a genus of Istiophoridae
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Age and growth of the sailfish Istiophorus platyoterus (Istiophoridae) in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
The cooperative tagging center mark-recapture database for Istiophoridae (1954-1995), with an analysis of the west Atlantic ICCAT billfish tagging program.
Cerdenares-Ladron de Guevara G, Morales-Bojorquez E, Rodriguez-Sanchez R (2011) Age and growth of the sailfish Istiophorus platypterus (Istiophoridae) in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
Los individuos de Copaca 1 optaron por un gran numero de peces de tamanos medianos y escasos individuos de grandes dimensiones como Istiophoridae y Xiphias gladius.
Age and growth of the sailfish Isliophorus platypterus (Istiophoridae) in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Peces oseos comerciales del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico colombiano (Osteichthyes: Muraenesocidae, Hemiramphidae, Belonidae, Scorpaenidae, Triglidae, Malacanthidae, Gerreidae, Sparidae, Kyphosidae, Sphyraenidae e Istiophoridae).
Migration patterns of Istiophoridae in the Pacific Ocean as determined by cooperative tagging programs.
This category was followed by Scombridae (22.8% in weight), Carangidae (20.7%), Lutjanidae (7.3%), Sphyraenidae (4.9%), Serranidae (4.8%), Coryphaenidae (1.2%), Istiophoridae (1.2%) and other species (1.1%), out of a total catch of 4055 kg over the entire period we analyzed.
However, there has been considerable concern over the ecological effects of these fisheries because longline gears also catch other species, particularly billfish (Istiophoridae) and pelagic sharks (Elasmobranchii), and, to a less extent, marine-turtles, sea-birds and marine-mammals (Lewison et al., 2004; Watson and Kerstetter, 2006; Huang, 2011).
Se trata de un total de 133 piezas oseas, con un MNI de 12 especimenes (Tabla 2), pertenecientes al suborden Xiphiodei y a las Familias Xiphiidae e Istiophoridae (Gregory y Conrad 1937; Nakamura 1985).
Billfishes (Istiophoridae) and dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) were noted among landings from pelagic gillnet and longline fisheries.