dcsimg
Biodiversity Heritage Library   cc-by

Istiophorus platypterus (Sailfish) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family billfishes. They are native to The Neotropics, Atlantic Ocean, Ethiopia, The Nearctic, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Asia, Indian Ocean, the Palearctic, and Australia. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 348 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records
  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 43 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sailfish. View this species on GBIF