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Noun1.Tetrapturus - a genus of IstiophoridaeTetrapturus - a genus of Istiophoridae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Istiophoridae, Istiophoridae - sailfishes; spearfishes; marlins
spearfish - any of several large vigorous pelagic fishes resembling sailfishes but with first dorsal fin much reduced; worldwide but rare
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Application of pop-up satellite archival tag technology to estimate postrelease survival of white marlin (Tetrapturus albidus) caught on circle and straight-shank ("J") hooks in the western North Atlantic recreational fishery Fish.
Analysis of sport fishing catch rates of striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) at Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico, and their relation to sea surface temperature.
[20.] Ortega-Garcia S, Ponce-Diaz G, O'Hara R, Merila J (2008) The relative importance of lunar phase and environmental conditions on striped marlin Tetrapturus audax catches in sport fishing.
Hsu et al., "Determination of histamine and biogenic amines in fish cubes (Tetrapturus angustirostris) implicated in a food-borne poisoning," Food Control, vol.
The summers of 2014 and 2015 generated many tales of warm-water fishes being caught in the local southern California sport fishery, including Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans), Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares), and Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) among other tropical species.
Incluso hay presencia de peces oceanicos, como Sarda chilensis (bonito), Seriolella violacea (cojinova), Xiphias glaudius (albacora), Tetrapturus audax (marlin) e Isurus oxyrinchus (tiburon marrajo).
Initially, PSATs were limited to large-bodied marine species, including Atlantic bluefin tuna Thimnus thynnus (Block et al., 2005), white marlin Tetrapturus albidus (Horodysky et al., 2007), tiger sharks Galeocerdo cuvier (Holland et al., 2001), and Pacific halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis (Seitz et al., 2003), because of the large size and weight of tags.
Biologists at the SWFSC also designed a protocol for collection of life history and distribution data on swordfish, marlins (primarily striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax), and pelagic sharks (primarily common thresher, Alopias vulpinus; shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus; and blue, Prionace glauca).
Some fast-swimming fish have a concave forebody too (e.g., the Mediterranean spearfish Tetrapturus belone, Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophorus platypterus, black marlin Makaira indica, or swordfish Xiphias gladius).
Toward identification of larval sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus), white marlin (Tetrapturus albidus), and blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the western North Atlantic Ocean.