Istiophoridae

plural noun
Is·ti·o·phor·i·dae | \ ˌistēōˈfȯrəˌdē \

Definition of Istiophoridae 

: a family of large vigorous marine scombroid fishes comprising important food and sport fishes (as sailfishes, spearfishes, and marlins)

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History and Etymology for Istiophoridae

New Latin, from Istiophorus, type genus + -idae

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