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Beebe, W. 1941. A study of young sailfish. Zoologica, N.Y., 26:209-227, 9 fig., 9 pl.

Bleeker, P. 1873a. Description et figure d'une espèce insulindienne d'Orthagoriscus. Versl. Akad. Amsterdam, (2) 7: 151-153.

Bloch, M. E.. 1785-1795. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, Berlin, 1, 1785: viii+ 136 pp., 36 pl. (CIX-CXLIV); 2, 1786: viii+160 pp., 36 pl. (CXLV-CLXXX); 3, 1787: xii +146 pp., 36 pl. (CLXXXI-CCXVI); 4, 1790: xii + 128 pp., 36 pl. (CCXVII-CCLII); 5, 1791: vi + 152 pp., 36 pl. (CCLIII-CCLXXXVIII); 6, 1792: iv +126 pp., 36 pl. (CCLXXXIX-CCCXXIII); 7, 1793: xii +144 pp., 36 pl. (CCCXXVCCCLX); 8, 1794: iv +174 pp., 36 pl. (CCCLXI-CCCXCVI); 9, 1795: ii +192 pp., 36 pl. (CCCXCVII-CCCCXXIX).

Bloch, M. E.; Schneider, J. G. 1801. M. E. Blochii Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum. Post obitum auctoris opus inchoatum absolvit, correxit, interpolavit J. G. Schneider, Saxo. Berolini: Ix+584 pp., 110 pl.

Cadenat, J. 1961a. Notes d'Ichtyologie ouest-africaine. XXXIII. Note sur les poissons-épée de côte d'Ivoire et plus specialement sur les 'Voiliers'. Bull Inst. fr. Afr. noire, (A) 23 (1) :120-130.

Castelnau, F. de 1861. Mémoire sur les Poissons de l'Afrique australe, Paris: vii+78 p.

Cuvier, G.; Valenciennes, A. 1828-1849. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, Paris-Strasbourg, 22 vol., 11030 pp., 621 pl. (numb. 1-650).1,1828: xvi+573 pp., pl. I-VIII [author: Cuvier]; 2, 1828: xxi+490 pp., pl. 9-40 [Cuv.: pp. 1-238, pp. 249-262, pp. 387-490; Val.: pp. 238-249, pp. 262-386]; 3 April 1829: xxiii+500 pp., pl. 41-71 [Cuvier]; 4, 1829: xxvi+518 pp., pl. 72-99 [Cuvier]; 5, 1830: xxviii+499 pp., pl. 100-140 [Cuvier]; 6, 1830: xxiv+pp.559 pp., pl. 141-169 [Val.: pp. 1-425, 493-559; Cuv.: 426-491]; 7, 1831: xxix + 531 pp., pl. 170-208 [Cuv.: 1-440; Val.: pp. 441-531]; 8, 1832: xix+509 pp., pl. 209-245 [Cuv.: pp. 1-470; Val.: pp. 471-509]; 9, 1833: xxix+512 pp., pl. 246-279 [Cuv.: pp. 1-198, pp. 330-359, pp. 372-427; Val.: pp. 199-329, pp. 359-371, pp. 429-512]; 10, 1835: xxiv+482 pp., pl. 280-306 [Val.]; 11, 1836: xx+506 pp., pl. 307-343 [Val.]; 12, 1837: xxix+507 pp., pl. 344-368 [Val.]; 13, 1839: xix+505 pp., pl. 369-388 [Val.]; 14, 1840: xxii+464 pp., pl. 389-420 [Val.]; 15, 1840: xxi + 540 pp., pl. 421-455 [Val.]; 16, 1842: xx+472 pp., pl. 456-487 [Val.]; 17, 1844: xxiii+497 pp., pl. 487-519 [Val.]; 18, 1846: xix+505 pp., pl. 520-553 [Val.]; 19, 1847: xix+544 pp., pl. 554-590 [Val.]; 20, 1847: xviii+472 pp., pl. 591-606 [Val.]; 21, 1848: xiv+536 pp., pl. 607-633 [Val.]; 22, 1849: xx+532 pp., pl. 634-650 [Val.].

De Sylva, D. P. 1963. Postlarva of the white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus from the Florida current off the Carolinas. Bull. mar. Sci. Gulf. Caribb., 13 (1) :123-132.

Ehrenberg, C. G.; Hemprich, F. G. 1899. Symbolae physicae, seu icones adhuc ineditae corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum quae ex itineribus per Libyam, Aegyptiam, Nubiam, Dongolam, Syriam, Arabiam et Habessiniam publico institutis sumptu . . . Studio annis MDCCCXX-MDCCCXXV redierunt. Zoologica, Berlin.

Fowler, H. W. 1933b. A new species of sailfish, Istiophorus brookei, from Tahiti. Proc. Acad nat. Sci. Philad, 84: pp. 403-404.

Gehringer, J. W. 1957. Observations on the development of the Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus americanus (Cuvier) with notes on an unidentified species of istiophorid. Fishery Bull. U.S., 1956 [1957], 57 (110) :139-171, 40 fig.

Gehringer, J. W. 1970. Young of the Atlantic sailfish, Istiophorus platypterus. Fishery Bull. U.S., 68 (2): 1-13.

Günther, A. 1873-1875. Andrew Garrett's Fische der Südsee beschrieben und redigirt von A. Gunther, 1: pp. iv+1-128, 5 fig., col. pl. 1-83. J. Mus. Godeffroy, 2 (Heft 3, 5, 7, 9).

Jones, S. 1959a. Notes on eggs, larvae and juveniles of fishes from Indian waters. II. Istiophorus gladius (Broussonet). Indian. J. Fish., 5 (2): 204-210.

Jones, S. 1959b. On a juvenile sailfish, Istiophorus gladius (Broussonet) from the Laccadive Sea. J. mar. biol. Ass. Ind., 1(2): 255-256.

Jones, S.; Kumaran, M. 1962a. Eggs, larvae and juveniles of Indian scombroid fishes. Symp. Scombroid Fishes, Mar. biol. Ass. India., Part 1: 343-378.

Jones, S.; Kumaran, M. 1962b. Distribution of larval billfishes (Xiphiidae and Istiophoridae) in the Indo-Pacific with special reference to the collection made by the Danish Dana Expedition. Symp. Scombroid Fishes, Mar. biol. Ass. India., Part 1: 483-498.

Jordan, D. S. 1887c. A preliminary list of the fishes of the West Indies. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1886 [1887], 9: 554-608.

Jordan, D. S. 1927. Note [on Histiophorus]. Copeia, (163): 35-36.

Jordan, D. S.; Ball, S. C. 1926. Istiophorus eriquius, new species: 48-49, pl. 15 (fig. 2). In: D. S. Jordan & B. W. Evermann, 1926. A review of the giant mackerel-like fishes, tunnies, spearfishes and swordfish. Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad Sci., 12 :1-113, 20 pl.

Jordan, D. S.; Evermann, B. W. 1926. A review of the giant mackerel-like fishes, tunnies, spearfishes and swordfish. Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 12 :1-113, 20 pl.

Jordan, D. S.; Thompson, W. F. 1914. Record of the fishes obtained in Japan in 1911. Mem Carneg. Mus. 6: pp. 205-313.

Lacepède, B. 1798-1803. Histoire naturelle des Poissons, 5 vol. in-4, Paris. I: 1798, 8+cxlvii+532 pp., 25 pl., 1 tabl. (inset); II: 1800, Ixiv+632 pp., 20 pl.; III: 1801, 558 pp., 34 pl.; IV: 1802, xliv+728 pp., 16 pl.; V: 1803, xlviii+803 pp., 21 pl.

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Lütken, C. F. 1876a. Sur les Histiophores a bec arrondi, en particulier l'Histiophorus orientalis. J. Zool. (Geryais), 5: pp. 60-63.

Lütken, C. F. 1876b. Ichthyographiske Bidrag. IV. Om rundnaebede svaerdfiske, saerligt om Histiophorus orientalis Schl. Vidensk. Meddr dansk naturh. Foren, 1875 (1-4):pp. 1-21.

Rüppell, E. 1835b. Memoir on a new species of swordfish Histiophorus immaculatus. Trans. zool. Soc., 2: 71-75, table 15; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 3 :187.

Shaw, G.; Nodder, F. P. 1791. Xiphias platypterus. The broadfinned swordfish in The Naturalist's Miscellany, pl. 88.

Temminck, C. J.; Schlegel, H. 1842-1850. Pisces: 324 p., 144 pl. In: Ph. Fr. von Siebold, Fauna Japonica. [Part I, 1842: pp.1-20; Part IIIV, 1843: pp. 21-72; Part V-VI, 1844: pp. 73-112; Part VII-IX, 1845: pp. 113-172, pl. I-CXLIII+A; Part X-XIV, 1846: pp. 173-269, 1850: pp. 270-324.]

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Ueyansgi, S. 1962. Description and distribution of larvae of five istiophorid species in the Indo-Pacific. Symp. Scombroid Fishes, Mar. biol. Ass. India, Part 1: 499-528.

Voss, G. L. 1954a. A contribution to the life history and biology of the sailfish, Istiophorus americanus Cuv. & Val., in Florida waters. Bull. mar. Sci. Culf Caribb., 3 (3): 206-240.

Wheeler, A. 1969. The Fishes of the British Isles and North-West Europe. Macmillan, London, Melbourne and Toronto: pp. i-xvii+1-163, 5+177 fig., 392 fig. (princ. sp.), 92 n. num. fig., 16 pl., maps.

Whitehead, P. J. P. 1964c. Xiphias platypterus Shaw & Nodder, 1792 (Pisces): Application to validate this nomen oblitum for the Indian Ocean Sailfishes (genus Istiophorus). Bull. Zool. Nom., 21(6) :444-447.

Whitley, G. P. 1933. Studies in ichthyology. No. 7. Rec. Aust. Mus., 19: pp. 60-112, fig., pl. 11-15.

Whitley, G. P. 1936. Ichthyological genotypes, some supplementary remarks. Aust. Zool., 8 (3): pp. 189-192.

Whitley, G. P. 1937. Studies in ichthyology. No. 10. Rec. Aust. Mus., 20 (1): pp. 3-24, 5 fig., I pl.

Atlantic sailfish (Istiophorus albicans)