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A Fossil Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans Lacepede) from the Middle Facies of the Trinidad Formation (Upper Miocene to Upper Pliocene), San Jose del Cabo Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico

  title={A Fossil Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans Lacepede) from the Middle Facies of the Trinidad Formation (Upper Miocene to Upper Pliocene), San Jose del Cabo Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico},
  author={Harry L. Fierstine and Shelton P. Applegate and Gerardo Gonz{\'a}lez-Barba and Tobias Schwennicke and Luis Espinosa-Arrubarrena},
  journal={Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences},
-A large fossil skull and several rostra of Makaira nigricans Lacepede, 1802 (Perciformes: Istiophoridae), as well as some less diagnostic istiophorid remains, have been recovered from the middle facies of the Trinidad Formation near Rancho Algodones, San Jose del Cabo Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico. These are the only bill fish specimens known from fossiliferous deposits located between southern California and Panama. Based on published accounts of the presence of nannofossils and… Expand

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