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Noun1.Xiphias - type genus of the XiphiidaeXiphias - type genus of the Xiphiidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Xiphiidae, Xiphiidae - comprising the common swordfishes
Xiphias gladius, swordfish - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
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Age estimation and growth of broadbill swordfish, Xiphias gladius, from the NW Atlantic based on external features of otoliths.
During the 1996 project, one swordfish, Xiphias gladius, was captured during an experimental pelagic longline set.
Ecomorphological considerations of the prey capture mechanism of Xiphias gladius (Linnaeus, 1758)
The average catch composition by weight was: 2,589 t yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares (about 43% of the total by weight), 557 t bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus (9%), 1,453 t albacore, Thunnus alalunga (24%), 699 t swordfish, Xiphias gladius (11.
El pez espada, Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758 es una especie cosmopolita de aguas tropicales, templadas y a veces frias de todos los oceanos, incluyendo los mares Mediterraneo, Marmara, Negro y Azov, cuyos limites de distribucion son 45[grados]N y 45[grados]S (Palko et al.
Analysis of age, growth, and gonadal maturity of swordfish, Xiphias gladius, in the Mexican Pacific longline fishery.
In the Northwest Atlantic, pelagic pair trawlers have targeted albacore and other tunas and swordfish, Xiphias gladius, in this mid-water fishery.
Selon L'ONSSA, l'echantillonnage porte sur 36 especes de poisson debarques sur les cotes marocaines et parmi les plus consommees au Maroc, a savoir Sardina pilchardus, Scomber sp, Genypterus spp, Sardinella aurita, Engraulis specie, Pagellus acarne, Boops boops, Sarda sarda, Trisopterus minutus, Trachurus trachurus, Pollachius pollachius, Conger conger, Sparus aurata, Hypomesus pretiosus, Xiphias gladius, Grondin, Dicologoglossa cuneata, Katsuwonus pelamis, merluccius merluccius, Mugil labrosus, Umbrina canariensis, Pagellus bellottii, Orcynopsis unicolor, Raja species, Scorpaena elongata, Pomadasys incisus, Rouget, Lepidopus caudatus, Aphanopus carbo, Zeus faber, Diplodus vulgaris, Solea solea, Requins, Thunnus species, euthynnus specie et Trachinus armatus.
Photosensitivity of the oceanic copepods Pleuromamma gracilis and Pleuromamma xiphias and its relationship to light penetration and daytime depth distribution.
A comparison of catches of swordfish, Xiphias gladius, and other pelagic species from Canadian longline gear configured with alternating monofilament and multifilament nylon gangions.