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Xiphias gladius Linnaeus 1758 (sword fish)

Actinopterygii - Acanthomorphata - Xiphiidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae (Lars Salvius, Stockholm)

Belongs to Xiphias according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Xiphias radiata

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: nektonic omnivore