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Makaira ensis

(Lacepède 1800)

Makaira ensis was originally described as Xiphias ensis by Lacepède in 1800. It belongs to the family Istiophoridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   ensis
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1800
Status   Uncertain
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Istiophoriformes Istiophoriformes
Family   Istiophoridae
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Genus   Makaira
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes
Family   Istiophoridae
Genus   Makaira
Original Name   Xiphias        
Taxon Name   ensis
Original Combination   Xiphias ensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Xiphias ensis
OriginalSubGenus   Xiphias
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1800
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   La Rochelle, France, Bay of Biscay, northeastern Atlantic.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Blanc 1961:379 [ref. 20733], Blanc & Bauchot 1964:458, Fig. 41 [ref. 20804].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-9460 (spear only)
Page   288, 296

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Makaira nigricans
Current Species nigricans
Current Genus Makaira
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI Lacepède
Current Year 1802
Current Family Istiophoridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Uncertain as Istiophoridae.
Name History   •Questionably a synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Nakamura 1983:329 [ref. 5371]).

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albicans Makaira albicans Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
albida Makaira albida (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
ampla Makaira ampla (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
amplus Makaira amplus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
audax Makaira audax (Philippi [R. A.] 1887)Synonym
australis Makaira australis (Macleay [W. S.] 1854)Synonym
belone Makaira belone (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Synonym
bermudae Makaira bermudae Mowbray [L. L.] 1931Synonym
brevirostris Makaira brevirostris (Playfair [R. L.] in Playfair & Günther 1867)Synonym
dombraini Makaira dombraini (Whitley [G. P.] 1954)Synonym
formosana Makaira formosana (Hirasaka [K.] & Nakamura [H.] 1947)Synonym
glauca Makaira glauca Smith [J. L. B.] 1956In family
grammatica Makaira grammatica Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1926Synonym
herschelii Makaira herschelii (Gray [J. E.] 1838)Synonym
holei Makaira holei Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1926Synonym
howardi Makaira howardi (Whitley [G. P.] 1954)Synonym
indica Makaira indica (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832)Synonym
indicus Makaira indicus (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832)Synonym
lessonae Makaira lessonae (Canestrini [G.] 1861)Synonym
makaira Makaira makaira (Shaw [G.] 1803)Synonym
marlina Makaira marlina Jordan [D. S.] & Hill [H. R] in Jordan & Evermann 1926Synonym
marlina marlina Makaira marlina marlina Jordan [D. S.] & Hill [H. R] in Jordan & Evermann 1926Synonym
mazara Makaira mazara (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Valid
mitsukurii Makaira mitsukurii (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901)Synonym
nigra Makaira nigra (Hirasaka [K.] & Nakamura [H.] 1947)Synonym
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