Swordfish

Swordfish




Scientific name Xiphias gladius
Family Xiphiidae
FAO code SWO

General characteristics of the species

Bone migratory fish. Wide, almost cylindrical, smooth body, without scales in specimens over 1 meter in length. The upper jaw is very long. The color is dark blue, almost black on the back, the flanks and belly are whitish. It can reach a total length of up to about 4.50 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Surface longline and trolling.
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets. Cool, on ice.