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Makaira indica

Collector:
Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic
Preparation:
Model
Transparency
Transparency
Print
Print
Prep Count:
1
9
2
4
20
Remarks:
Model of the world recording setting black marlin. No specimen.
35mm slides belong to Carole Baldwin
two transparency from the Fish Illustration Collection
Four prints are in the Fish Illustration Collection
20 prints are located in the NMNH Registrar's Office. Registrar's office also has 4 copies of the prints (duplicates) of those four prints found in the Fish Illustration Collection.
Place:
Peru: Off Cabo Blanco, Peru, Atlantic
Collection Date:
4 Aug 1953
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica
Accession Number:
253037
USNM Number:
199418
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Model of the world record black marlin, Makaira indica. Model is a gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Specimen caught by Mr. Glassell, Jr. on August 4, 1953 off Cabo Blanco, Peru. Weight of specimen: 1560lbs and length 14 feet, 6 inches. As of May 2012, the specimen continues to be the world record that was caught by rod and reell in the all-tackle and 130-pound line class for the species. See International Game Fish Assoication (IGFA) website for more information: http://www.igfa.org/Records/World-Records-Fish-List.aspx?LC=ATR
Model, recreated from measurements, photos and film in 1964 by taxidermist Al Pflueger, Jr. Mr. Alfred C. Glassell, Jr (sportsfisherman who caught the specimen) formally donated the model to the Smithsonian in a presenation ceremony on Dec 11, 1964. Model accepted on behalf of the Smithsonian by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren and Smithsonian Secretary Dillon Ripley. President Lyndon B. Johson was in attendance. Model was exhibited at the National Museum of Natural History Life in the Sea hall from 1964-1989(?) and then in The Mighty Marlin from 1997-2007. Model currently is displayed at Smithsonian Museum Support Center.
Record Last Modified:
2 Sep 2014
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481918
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481928
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481899
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Clayton E. Ray et al
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481987
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481893
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481911
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
9 Nov 1990
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481921
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481898
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481895
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481924
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
C. Swindell
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481914
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
W. C. Bean
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Collection Date:
9 Nov 1990
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481920
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Type Citation:
Fierstine, H. L. 2001. Smithsonian Contr.Paleobiology. 90: p.29, pl.5, f.f.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481927
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Skeletal Morphology:
scapula
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm - Sunken Meadow Mbr
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481912
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481900
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Paleogeneral
Fishes
Fish Lee Creek Osteichthyes
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
Visitor Tag(s):

Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481985
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Paleogeneral
Fishes
Fish Lee Creek Osteichthyes
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
Visitor Tag(s):

Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481932
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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Data Source:
NMNH - Paleobiology Dept.
Visitor Tag(s):

Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Peter J. Harmatuk Sr.
Type Citation:
Fierstine, H. L. 2001. Smithsonian Contr.Paleobiology. 90: p.29.
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL475411
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Skeletal Morphology:
Axial element, hypural
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Neogene - Pliocene - Hemphillian
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm - Sunken Meadow Mbr
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Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)

Collector:
Baker
Baker
Place:
Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Perciformes Istiophoridae
Published Name:
Makaira indica (Cuvier, 1832)
USNM Number:
PAL481901
Specimen Count:
1
Site Number:
42246
Record Last Modified:
29 Sep 2014
Geological Age:
Cenozoic - Tertiary - Mio-Pliocene
Stratigraphy:
Chesapeake Group - Yorktown Fm
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