family Xiphiidae


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Noun1.family 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.

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