White marlin (Kajikia albida)

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White marlin fact file

White marlin description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyIstiophoridae
GenusKajikia (1)

Information on the white marlin (Kajikia albida) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

French
Makaire Blanc, Makaire Blanc de L'Atlantique.
Spanish
Aguja Blanca, Aguja Blanca del Atlántico, Aguja de Costa, Aguja de Paladar, Alfiler, Alton, Blanca, Cabezona, Cometa, Marlin Blanco, Pez Aguja.
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White marlin status

The white marlin is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1)

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Authentication

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:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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White marlin swimming in ocean habitat  
White marlin swimming in ocean habitat

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