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Free Content Postlarva of the White Marlin, Tetrapturus Albidus, from the Florida Current Off the Carolinas

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A postlarval specimen of the white marlin is described for the first time. Counts and proportional measurements are given, and the color pattern is described. A provisional key is given for the late postlarvae and early juveniles of the Western Atlantic species of the family Istiophoridae.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1963-01-01

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