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Mediterranean Spearfish

Tetrapturus belone Rafinesque 1810

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Tetrapturus belone (Mediterranean Spearfish) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family billfishes. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 240 cm. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is iteroparous and oviparous.

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  • 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.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mediterranean spearfish. View this species on GBIF