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species

Broad-bill Sword-fish
Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Xiphiidae - swordfishes »  genus Xiphias

Scientific synonyms

Xiphasia gladius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Xiphias gladius estara Phillipps, 1932
Xiphias estara Phillipps, 1932
Xiphias imperator Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Tetrapterus imperator (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Xiphias rondeletti Leach, 1818
Xiphias thermaicus Serbetis, 1951
Phaethonichthys tuberculatus Nichols, 1923

Other names

= Broadbill
= Broadbill Swordfish
= Swordfish

Least Concern

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

prey: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [226]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28021]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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