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pfluegeri, Tetrapturus Robins [C. R.] & de Sylva [D. P.] 1963:86, Figs. 1-2 [Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean v. 13 (no. 1); ref. 5247] San Juan, Puerto Rico. Holotype: USNM 202818 [ex UMML 2231]. Paratypes: AMNH 20407 (1, not found in 1981), 20408SD (1, skeleton); UF 202230 [ex UMML 2230] (1), 203484 [ex UMML 3484] (1, skeleton), 205955-56 [ex UMML 5955-56] (1, 1), 211095 [ex UMML 11095] (1). •Valid as Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins & de Sylva 1963 -- (Nakamura 1983:303 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:46 [ref. 20161], Nakamura in Whitehead et al. 1986:1005 [ref. 13676], Heemstra 1986:841 [ref. 5660], Robins & Ray 1986:265 [ref. 23100], Nakamura 1990:1007 [ref. 19483], Boschung 1992:170 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:343 [ref. 23827], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:174 [ref. 25472], Cervigón 1994:237 [ref. 24488], Fierstine & Voigt 1996:148 [ref. 22401], Santos et al. 1997:109 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:103 [ref. 24952], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:336 [ref. 25013], Alvarez-León 2002:229 [ref. 26373], Nakamura 2003:1866 [ref. 27116], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:104 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:177 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:794 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Collette et al. 2006:466 [ref. 28911], Page et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:84 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:11 [ref. 33516], Nakamura & Collette in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2945 [ref. 34618], Nión et al. 2016:54 [ref. 35565] with authors as Robin & Silva, Brown et al. 2019:170 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:186 [ref. 37250], Collette & Graves 2019:336 [ref. 37341]). Current status: Valid as Tetrapturus pfluegeri Robins & de Sylva 1963. Istiophoridae. Distribution: Atlantic: tropical to warm temperate waters. Habitat: marine.