WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphiidae Rafinesque, 1815

125574  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125574)

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Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias ensis Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias estara Phillipps, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias imperator Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias platypterus Shaw, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias rondeletii Leach, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias rondeletti Leach, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias thermaicus Serbetis, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias velifer Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792) (synonym)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus Lacepède, 1801 (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus americanus Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus audax Philippi, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKajikia audax (Philippi, 1887)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus belone (Rafinesque, 1810) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapturus belone Rafinesque, 1810
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus brevirostris Playfair, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiompax indica (Cuvier, 1832) (misspelling)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus dubius Bleeker, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792) (misspelling)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus gladius (Bloch, 1793) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus granulifer Castelnau, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus herschelii (Gray, 1838) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMakaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus immaculatus Rüppell, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus indicus Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus orientalis Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophorus pulchellus Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaethonichthys Nichols, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphias Linnaeus, 1758
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical waters. Premaxilla and nasal bones extremely elongated, forming a pointed,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical waters. Premaxilla and nasal bones extremely elongated, forming a pointed, depressed, sharp-edged sword. Gill membranes not united to isthmus. Adults scaleless. No pelvic fins and girdle. Adults lacking jaw teeth. One median keel on each side of the caudal peduncle in adults. Vertebrae 26. Maximum length 4.5 m. The morphological adaptations required for maintaining high brain and retinal temperatures are discussed in Brock et al. 1993 Science 260:210-214. Of high commercial value. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Xiphiidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125574 on 2018-01-17

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical waters. Premaxilla and nasal bones extremely elongated, forming a pointed, depressed, sharp-edged sword. Gill membranes not united to isthmus. Adults scaleless. No pelvic fins and girdle. Adults lacking jaw teeth. One median keel on each side of the caudal peduncle in adults. Vertebrae 26. Maximum length 4.5 m. The morphological adaptations required for maintaining high brain and retinal temperatures are discussed in Brock et al. 1993 Science 260:210-214. Of high commercial value. [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorswordfish  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchwertfische  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorメカジキ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsverdfiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsverdfiskfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvärdfiskar  [details]