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Species in the genus Makaira: [ 11 ] records


amplus, Tetrapturus Poey [F.] 1860:243, Pls. 15 (fig. 2), 16-17 (figs. 12-20, 22-25) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Havana, Cuba. Holotype (unique): Poey Coll. 190 (whereabouts unknown). Published July 1860. •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Nakamura 1983:330 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:33 [ref. 20161], Nakamura in Whitehead et al. 1986:1002 [ref. 13676], Scott & Scott 1988:469 [ref. 25518], Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Nakamura 2003:1864 [ref. 27116], Mundy 2005:509 [ref. 28379], Nakamura & Collette in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2942 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

bermudae, Makaira Mowbray [L. L.] 1931:unpagin. p. 7, Pl. [Fauna Bermudensis v. 1; ref. 13453] St. David's Island, near northern shore of Castle Harbor, Bermuda. Holotype (unique): destroyed. •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Nakamura 1983:330 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:33 [ref. 20161], Nakamura 1990:1004 [ref. 19483], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:335 [ref. 25013] as bermudensis). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

ensis, Xiphias Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:288, 296 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 2; ref. 2709] La Rochelle, France, Bay of Biscay, northeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-9460 (spear only). Type catalog: Bauchot & Blanc 1961:379 [ref. 20733], Blanc & Bauchot 1964:458, Fig. 41 [ref. 20804]. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:166 [ref. 30473]. •Questionably a synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Nakamura 1983:329 [ref. 5371]). Current status: Uncertain as Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

hastatum, Xiphias Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801:548 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] No locality [La Rochelle, France, Bay of Biscay, northeastern Atlantic]. No types known. Unnecessary replacement name for Xiphias ensis Lacepède 1800. •Questionably a synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Current status: Uncertain as Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

herschelii, Tetrapturus Gray [J. E.] 1838:313, Pl. 10 [Annals of Natural History, or Magazine of Zoology, Botany, and Geology v. 1 (no. 4) (art. 36); ref. 18156] Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, southeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1953.2.3.2 (stuffed, 11 ft. long). •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Nakamura 1983:330 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:33 [ref. 20161], Heemstra 1986:840 [ref. 5660], Scott & Scott 1988:469 [ref. 25518], Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483] as hershelii). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

howardi, Istiompax Whitley [G. P.] 1954:58, Pl. 3 (fig. 3) [Australian Zoologist v. 12 (pt 1); ref. 4720] Off Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: AMS IB.2924. •Synonym of Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Nakamura 1983:323 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:30 [ref. 20161]). •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Bray et al. 2006:1781 [ref. 29091]). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

makaira, Xiphias Shaw [G.] 1803:104, Pl. 16 [General zoology or systematic natural history v. 4; ref. 4014] Ile de Ré, Bay of Biscay, France. No types known. Unneeded new name for Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Nakamura 1983:330 [ref. 5371]). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

mazara, Tetrapturus Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:305 [Journal of the College of Science. Imperial University, Tokyo v. 15 (pt 2); ref. 2506] Misaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Sagami Sea, Japan. No types known. •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (Bray et al. 2006:1781 [ref. 29091], Parin et al. 2014:518 [ref. 33547], Collette & Graves 2019:317 [ref. 37341]). •See Collette et al. 2006:466 [ref. 28911] who says nigricans is worldwide. •Valid as Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Lindberg & Krasyukova 1975:300 [ref. 7348], Nakamura 1983:322 [ref. 5371], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:223 [ref. 6441], Nakamura 1985:30 [ref. 20161], Allen & Swainston 1988:142 [ref. 25477], Pequeño 1989:67 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:233 [ref. 24556], Randall et al. 1990:441 [ref. 15987], Allen & Robertson 1994:278 [ref. 22193], Nakamura in Fischer et al. 1995:1191 [ref. 22829], Randall 1995:378 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:230 [ref. 23977], Cheng & Zhou 1997:355 [ref. 26385], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:596 [ref. 24023], Randall et al. 1997:441 [ref. 25919], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:108 [ref. 24555], Fricke 1999:561 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:336 [ref. 25013], Allen 2000:94 [ref. 37268], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:643 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1332 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:476 [ref. 25191], Hutchins 2001:46 [ref. 25847], Nakamura 2001:3762 [ref. 26306], Nakabo 2002:1332 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:423, 676 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S121 [ref. 27377], Parin 2003:S27 [ref. 28536], Myers & Donaldson 2003:649 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:77 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:31 [ref. 27624] dating to 1909, Nelson et al. 2004:177 [ref. 27807], Heemstra et al. 2004:3331 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:427 [ref. 28072], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Ho & Shao 2011:60 [ref. 31432], Fricke et al. 2018:365 [ref. 35805], Siccha-Ramirez et al. 2023:229 [ref. 40816]). Current status: Uncertain as Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Istiophoridae. Distribution: Tropical and temperate Indo-Pacific [if valid]. Habitat: marine.

nigra, Eumakaira Hirasaka [K.] & Nakamura [H.] 1947:16, Pl. 2 (fig. 2) [Bulletin of the Oceanographic Institute Taiwan No. 3; ref. 2174] Taiwan. No types known. Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:60 [ref. 31432]. No type specimens were designated in the original description according to Ho & Shao 2011:60 [ref. 31432]. •Synonym of Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Nakamura 1983:323 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:30 [ref. 20161], Nakamura in Fischer et al. 1995:1191 [ref. 22829], Ho & Shao 2011:60 [ref. 31432]). •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210]). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.

nigricans, Makaira Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802:688, Pl. 13 (fig. 3) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 4; ref. 4929] Ile de Ré, Bay of Biscay, France [eastern North Atlantic]. No types known. Based on a drawing (at MNHN). •Valid as Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Nakamura 1983:329 [ref. 5371], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:278 [ref. 9277], Nakamura 1985:33 [ref. 20161], Nakamura in Whitehead et al. 1986:1002 [ref. 13676], Heemstra 1986:840 [ref. 5660], Robins & Ray 1986:264 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:468 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:181 [ref. 14674], Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Boschung 1992:170 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:343 [ref. 23827], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:174 [ref. 25472], Cervigón 1994:234 [ref. 24488], Randall 1995:378 [ref. 22896], Fierstine & Voigt 1996:148 [ref. 22401], Santos et al. 1997:109 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:103 [ref. 24952], Firestine 1999:430 [ref. 24030], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:335 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:169 [ref. 27754], Firestine et al. 2001:59 [ref. 25608], Collette in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:514 [ref. 26158], Nakamura 2003:1864 [ref. 27116], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:103 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:177 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:428 [ref. 28072], Love et al. 2005:169 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:509 [ref. 28379], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:792 [ref. 28815], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Collette et al. 2006:466 [ref. 28911], Bray et al. 2006:1781 [ref. 29091], Fricke et al. 2009:113 [ref. 30213], Psomadakis et al. 2012:18 [ref. 33457], Page et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:182 [ref. 32953], Larson et al. 2013:220 [ref. 32988], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:84 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:11 [ref. 33516], Parin et al. 2014:518 [ref. 33547], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:118 [ref. 36167], Pinheiro et al. 2015:33 [ref. 34324], Psomadakis et al. 2015:319 [ref. 34104], Roberts 2015:1644 [ref. 34193], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:611 [ref. 34923], Fourriére et al. 2016:459 [ref. 34668], Kells et al. 2016:320 [ref. 35888], Koeda et al. 2016:107 [ref. 35333], Nakamura & Collette in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2942 [ref. 34618], Nión et al. 2016:54 [ref. 35565], Brown et al. 2019:170 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:185 [ref. 37250], Collette & Graves 2019:317 [ref. 37341], Hoschke et al. 2019:160 [ref. 36626], Reiner 2019:287 [ref. 38139], Psomadakis et al. 2020:576 [ref. 37272], Robertson et al. 2020:156 [ref. 38098], Walker et al. 2020:4 [ref. 37499], Love et al. 2021:213 [ref. 39279], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:374 [ref. 38945], Collette 2022:295 [ref. 40167], Fermon et al. 2022:236 [ref. 39448], Carvalho-Filho 2023:259 [ref. 40480], Martínez-Servín et al. 2023:114 [ref. 40726]). Current status: Valid as Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas (including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea). Habitat: marine.

perezi, Makaira de Buen [F.] 1950:171, Figs. 1-4 [Publicaciones Cientificas, Servicio Oceanografico y de Pesca, Ministerio de Industrias y Trabajo, Montevideo No. 5; ref. 692] Vicinity of Punta Carretas, Montevideo, Uruguay. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Type catalog: Olazarri et al. 1970:7 [ref. 23527]. •Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (de Sylva 1973:479 [ref. 7210], Nakamura 1983:331 [ref. 5371], Nakamura 1985:33 [ref. 20161], Nakamura in Whitehead et al. 1986:1002 [ref. 13676], Nakamura 1990:1004 [ref. 19483]). Current status: Synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802. Istiophoridae. Habitat: marine.


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