Xiphiidae


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Related to Xiphiidae: Istiophoridae
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Synonyms for Xiphiidae

comprising the common swordfishes

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Unidentified tuna Xiphiidae, Swordfishes 144 Xiphias gladius Swordfish Istiophoridae, Billfishes 145 Istiophorus platypterus Sailfish 146 Makaira nigricans Blue marlin 147 N.
of [+ or -] SD stomachs with Species specimens (cm) fresh remains Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 29 120 [+ or -] 15 26 Scombridae Acanthoeybium 7 136 [+ or -] 18 7 solandri Thunnus alalunga 16 109 [+ or -] 6 15 Thunnus albacares 6 147 [+ or -] 7 6 Thunnus obesus 24 107 [+ or -] 22 24 Xiphiidae Xiphias gladius 8 126 [+ or -] 32 6 Isiophoridae Istiophorus albicans 4 152 [+ or -] 13 4 Makaira nigricans 8 180 [+ or -] 25 5 Tetrapturus albidus 7 130 [+ or -] 10 7 Tetropturus pfluegeri 30 143 [+ or -] 6 29 Fish Cephalopods Crustaceans Others Species FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass FO Mass Alepisauridae Alepisaurus ferox 18 67.
Anatomical and physiological adaptations to warm the brain and eyes have evolved independently in divergent pelagic fish lineages, including the lamnid sharks (Block and Carey, 1985), billfishes of the Xiphiidae and Istiophoridae (Carey, 1982a; Block, 1983) and some scombrid fishes (Linthicum and Carey, 1972).
Tetrapturus audax + (Philippi, 1887) Xiphiidae Xiphias gladius + (Linnaeus, 1758) Nomeidae Cubiceps pauciradiatus Gunter, + 1872 Balistidae Canthidermis maculatus + + (Bloch, 1786) Monacanthidae Aluterus monoceros + (Linnaeus, 1758) Aluterus spp.