Ichthyological Research

, Volume 54, Issue 4, pp 420–422 | Cite as

Evidence for use of the bill by blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, during feeding

  • Tamaki Shimose
  • Kotaro Yokawa
  • Hirokazu Saito
  • Katsunori Tachihara
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tamaki Shimose
    • 1
  • Kotaro Yokawa
    • 2
  • Hirokazu Saito
    • 2
  • Katsunori Tachihara
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Fisheries Biology & Coral Reef Studies, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of the RyukyusOkinawaJapan
  2. 2.National Research Institute of Far Seas FisheriesFisheries Research AgencyShizuokaJapan

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