SWORDFISH / PEZ ESPADA
    Scientific Name Xiphias gladius
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    Vernacular Names:
    Es/Sp: Pez Espada
    Fr/Fr: Espadón
    In/En: Swordfish

    Local Names:
    • Colombia: Pez espada
    • Costa Rica: Pez espada
    • Chile: Albacora, Pez espada
    • Ecuador: Pez espada
    • México:Pez espada
    • Panamá: Pez espada
    • Perú: Pez espada

    Commercial names: Pez espada, Swordfish.

    Simile of international trade: Cosmopolitan.

    Fishing season:All year round, during the periods with fullmoon.

    Geographical distribution:Its distribution goes from 32° 43’ N to 37° 00’ S in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

    Habitat and biology:Species highly migrant, lives in tropical and temperate waters, epipelagic, oceanic though also frequents coastal waters. Very aggressive fish. It feeds on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans.

    Length: Its mean length is 280 cm (TL).

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