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"The Sword-fish is a very formidable creature. It sometimes attains the length of five to six feet."

The Sword-Fish (Xiphias Gladius)

"The Sword-fish is a very formidable creature. It sometimes attains the length of five to six feet."

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper jaw, of great strength.

Swordfish

The swordfish is found in every part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its "sword" is an elongation of the upper…

"Swordfish is a popular name for any individual of the Xiphiidæ. They are pelagic fishes, widely distributed in tropical and sub-tropical seas, and are extremely strong and swift. Their popular name is derived from their formidable sword-like weapon, formed by the coalescence and prolongation of the maxillary and intermaxillary bones beyond the lower jaw; it is very hard and strong, and capable of inflicting terrible wounds."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Swordfish

"Swordfish is a popular name for any individual of the Xiphiidæ. They are pelagic fishes, widely…

A family of spinyrayed fished allied to the mackerels. They attain a length of fifteen feet, and have the bones of the upper jaw consolidated to a widely distributed in the open seas of tropical and sub-tropical climes, and being quite strong and swift.

Swordfish

A family of spinyrayed fished allied to the mackerels. They attain a length of fifteen feet, and have…

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

Swordfish

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.

Swordfish

A fish with a long sharp studded nose.