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Albinism in Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) Found in the Coast of Colima, Mexico

Ana Luisa Vidaurri-Sotelo, Rene Macias-Zamora and Manuel Gallardo Cabello
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An albino sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus), with 224 cm of total length was captured with a longline, 35 miles off Punta Campos, Colima, Mexico. This is the first albinism case reported for sailfish in the coasts of Mexico.

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Ana Luisa Vidaurri-Sotelo, Rene Macias-Zamora and Manuel Gallardo Cabello, 2005. Albinism in Sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) Found in the Coast of Colima, Mexico. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 8: 669-671.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2005.669.671


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