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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. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae (Stockholm) 1-823

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

Sister taxon: Xiphias radiata

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: nektonic omnivore