Black marlin (Makaira indica)

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Black marlin fact file

Black marlin description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyIstiophoridae
GenusMakaira (1)

Information on the black marlin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Black marlin status

This species has not yet been classified on the IUCN Red List

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. UNEP – WCMC (October, 2009)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org
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Black marlin with parasites  
Black marlin with parasites

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