swordfish

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  • A seawater fish, Xiphias gladius, which grows to 3 m long with a snout or sword one third its length. It can weigh up to 100 kg and travel at 100 km per hour. It has a dryish firm pink flesh usually sold in steaks and grilled or fried especially in Mediterranean countries. May be smoked and served as smoked salmon.
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