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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Xiphias Gladius Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X: 248 ('Habitat in Oceano Europae').
Xiphias gladius: Günther, 1860, 2: 511 Moreau, 1881: 526 Day, 1884: 146, pl. 49 (fig. 1-2) Fowler, 1936: 648, fig. 292 Lozano Rey, 1952: 572, pl. 45 (fig. 2), pl. 46 (fig. 1) Bigelow & Schroeder, 1953: 351, fig. 187 Dieuzeide et al., 1955: 151, fig. Demir et al., 1956: 137, fig. 1-3 Soljan, 1963: 117, fig. 244 Banarescu, 1964: 813, fig. 359 Svetovidov, 1964: 406, fig. 130-131 Bini, 1968, 6: 67-68, col. fig. Wheeler, 1969: 408, fig. map.


Common names:

agulha [Pr]
boussif [Ar]
dag haherev [Iw]
espada [Ar]
espada [Es]
espadon [Fr]
jaglun [Hr]
kilic [Tu]
peixe agulha [Pr]
pesce spada [It]
peste spada [Ro]
pez espada [Es]
pixxi spad [Mlt]
poisson épée [Fr]
Schwertfisch [De]
svaerdfish [Da]
svaerdfisk [No]
swordfish [En]
xifiòs [He]
zwaardvis [Ne]

Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)