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Synonyms for swordfish

flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks

large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw

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So many of us were pushing to protect swordfish from commercial longline bykill, setting the stage for the closed areas off Florida's east coast, and the DeSoto Canyon in the Gulf.
According to an announcement, a batch of the frozen swordfish steaks -- xifias gladius -- sold under the 'Foodsaver' brand contain more than the permitted levels of mercury.
Swordfish aircraft, nicknamed Stringbags, were instrumental in the battle to sink the Bismarck, pride of Hitler's fleet, in 1941.
History teacher John, 53, said: "I couldn't believe there was a swordfish in our waters, it was amazing.
Swordfish are typically found in warmer waters such as in the Indian and Pacific oceans and the Med.
The scientists, from the Netherlands and Germany, suspect the lubrication and the textured denticles work together to make a water-repelling surface that lets swordfish glide through the water with minimal drag.
Monkfish tail up by more than 50 per cent, Swordfish steak up by nearly 50 per cent, Ray wing up by more than 40 per cent
This paper analyzes catch and effort data for the fishery to determine the effects of these management measures on targeted pelagic sharks and swordfish catch per unit of effort (CPUE).
FISHERMEN working off the North East coast got a sharp surprise when they landed a swordfish in their nets.
Far from its usual territory in the Atlantic, Indian or Pacific Ocean this weighty swordfish was netted in North East waters along the South Tyneside coastline.
The strange softball-sized eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach appears to be from a swordfish, wildlife officials say.
More specifically, Oceana calls on the ICCAT to establish a comprehensive management plan for Mediterranean swordfish that would include: 1.
Logbook data from 1998 through 2000, comprising 2009 sets, indicated that swordfish (Xiphias gladius) catch-per unit of effort (CPUE) increased during the first and last quarter of the lunar phase, whereas albacore (Thunnus alalunga) CPUE was highest during the full moon.
SWORDFISH FIVE, 9pm vvv John Travolta stars with Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Vinnie Jones.
Codemasters said Trevor Williams, who cofounded Swordfish Studios in 1994, was moving on and that the firm's technical director Alex McLean will take charge of the company's Birmingham studio.