Xiphias gladius

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Noun1.Xiphias gladius - large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jawXiphias gladius - 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
scombroid, scombroid fish - important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
genus Xiphias, Xiphias - type genus of the Xiphiidae
swordfish - flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks
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Comparison of logistic and generalized surplus production models applied to swordfish Xiphias gladius, in North Atlantic Ocean.
The Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) is a large and distinctive actinopterygian fish with a long and flattened sword-like bill.
The swordfish, Xiphias gladius, is a highly migratory species that supports vast fisheries around the globe (Ward et al., 2000).
It may be typically absent in most large predatory fish stomach contents (literature reviewed by [76]), but a few individuals were eaten by dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus [77], bigeye tuna, Thunnus obesus [39], yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares [40], albacore, Thunnus alalunga [40], swordfish, Xiphias gladius [40, 78], and lancetfish [40, 41].
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.
Abstract--Catches from a commercial longline fishery targeting swordfish (Xiphias gladius) on monofilament nylon leaders were compared with catches on wire leaders in the Indian Ocean.
From stratum 5 to deeper areas, the main catches were from pelagic fishes as Xiphias gladius, Prionace glauca and Isurus oxyrinchus (Table 4).
Los individuos de Copaca 1 optaron por un gran numero de peces de tamanos medianos y escasos individuos de grandes dimensiones como Istiophoridae y Xiphias gladius. En estas especies la agresividad y el desplazamiento de individuos solos implica una mayor energia invertida en su captura, pero el importante aporte de biomasa lo vuelve un recurso atractivo.
Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) are among the fastest fish in the ocean; their streamlined bodies can cut through the water at about 90 kilometers per hour.
Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) is among fish species known to be heat tolerant and can thrive in waters with a temperature of 27 degrees Celsius.
Otros peces capturados.--Tambien se capturaron peces que no eran objetivo de la pesca de perico, como el pez espada (Xiphias gladius), tiburon martillo (Sphyrna zygaena), pez zorro (Alopias vulpinus), atun (Thunnus sp.), Manta (Mobula japanica) y pez luna (Mola mola).