The Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus albicans, is a species of marine fish in the family Istiophoridae of the order Perciformes. It is found in the Atlantic Oceans and the Caribbean Sea, except for large areas of the central North Atlantic and the central South Atlantic, from the surface to depths of 200 m. The Atlantic Sailfish is related to the Marlin.
Length is up to 3.15 m, and the maximum published weight is 58.1 kg.
Distribution, growth, and mortality of sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) larvae in the northern Gulf of Mexico.(Report)
Oct 01, 2010; Abstract--Ichthyoplankton surveys were conducted in shelf and slope waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico during the months of...