Xiphiidae


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Related to Xiphiidae: Istiophoridae
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Noun1.Xiphiidae - comprising the common swordfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Scombroidea, suborder Scombroidea - mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes
genus Xiphias, Xiphias - type genus of the Xiphiidae
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It is the only species in the family Xiphiidae. The unique morphology of the Swordfish makes it easy to distinguish from other pelagic fishes.
Se trata de un total de 133 piezas oseas, con un MNI de 12 especimenes (Tabla 2), pertenecientes al suborden Xiphiodei y a las Familias Xiphiidae e Istiophoridae (Gregory y Conrad 1937; Nakamura 1985).
Straits of Florida A 17-station transect crossing the Straits of Florida at 25.5[degrees]N was sampled as part of a larval billfish (Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae) project conducted by researchers at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.
Finally, if understanding the effects of the physical environment on the behavior of highly migratory fish like tuna (Scombridae) and billfishes (Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae) is critical to robust population evaluations (Brill & Lutcavage, 2001), the influences of the environment on the distribution of fishery resources constitute important factors that should be included in the management models.
SEAMAP 1982-Ichthyoplankton larval distribution and abundance of Engraulidae, Carangidae, Clupeidae, Lutjanidae, Serranidae, Coryphaenidae, Istiophoridae, xiphiidae, and Scombridae in the Gulf of Mexico.
Use of rostral characters for identifying adult billfishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae).