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Istiophorus platypterus

Indo-Pacific sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Superregnum : Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Carangaria
Ordo: Istiophoriformes

Familia: Istiophoridae
Genus: Istiophorus
Species: Istiophorus platypterus
Name

Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)

Type locality: Indian Ocean.

Holotype: BMNH, 1964.7.2.1.
Synonyms

Histiophorus dubius Bleeker 1873
Histiophorus gladius (Bloch, 1793)
Histiophorus immaculatus Rüppell, 1830
Histiophorus indicus Cuvier, 1832
Histiophorus orientalis Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
Istiophorus amarui Curtiss, 1944
Istiophorus brookei Fowler, 1933
Istiophorus dubius Bleeker, 1873
Istiophorus eriquius Jordan & Ball, 1926
Istiophorus gladifer Lacepède, 1801
Istiophorus gladius (Bloch, 1793)
Istiophorus gladius greyi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus gladus (Bloch, 1793)
Istiophorus greyi Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus greyii Jordan & Evermann, 1926
Istiophorus immaculatus (Rüppell, 1830)
Istiophorus japonicus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
Istiophorus ludibundus Whitley, 1933
Istiophorus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844)
Istiophorus triactis Klunzinger, 1871
Scomber gladius Bloch, 1793
Xiphias platypterus Shaw, 1792
Xiphias velifer Bloch & Schneider, 1801

References

Shaw, G. & F.P. Nodder 1789-1813: The Naturalist's Miscellany, or coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described from nature. London. Unnumbered pages.
Collette, B.B. , J.R. McDowell & J.E. Graves 2006: Phylogeny of Recent billfishes (Xiphioidei). Bulletin of Marine Science, 79 (no. 3): 455–468.
Nakamura, I. 2003: Xiphiidae (Pp. 1858-1859), Istiophoridae (Pp. 1860-1866). In: Carpenter 2003: The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. v. 3.

Vernacular names
Acèh: Malasugi
беларуская: Паруснікі
Cebuano: Liplipan
English: Indo-Pacific sailfish
magyar: Amerikai vitorláskardoshal
Bahasa Indonesia: Jangilus
Jawa: Klayar
Bahasa Melayu: Rayan
русский: Парусник
Sunda: Jangilus
ไทย: ปลากระโทงร่ม
Tagalog: Samsuli
中文(简体): 平鳍旗鱼
中文(繁體): 平鰭旗魚

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