A long, flat, sword-like bill and no pelvic fins. Dorsal spines: 0; dorsal soft rays: 38 to 56; anal spines: 0; anal soft rays: 16 to 18. Blackish-brown fading to light-brown below; 1st dorsal fin with blackish-brown membrane, other fins brown or blackish
What type of species is Xiphias gladius? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Xiphias gladius species belongs to.
How to identify Xiphias gladius marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Xiphias gladius. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Xiphias gladius are marked in green.
Where is Xiphias gladius found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Xiphias gladius can be found.
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