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SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Istiophorus platypterus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Indo-Pacific sailfish

The Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) is most abundant in waters relatively near the continents and the Indo-Pacific landmasses bordering the Pacific, and is less frequently encountered on the high seas. The stock structure of the Indo-Pacific sailfish in the Pacific is well known (IATTC 2020).  The populations in the Eastern and Western Pacific are genetically distinct (Lu et al. 2015).


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