Also called Emperor, Palar needle, Marrajo, Espadarte, Moro or Mako. This blue fish is a bony, saltwater fish. It belongs to the Xiphidae family. It lives between 200 and 800 meters deep. They live in warm waters around the world, where the temperature exceeds 15º C, but they can also swim and hunt in waters around 5º C. Swordfish are aggressive and voracious. It feeds on mollusks, different types of fish and cephalopods. Specimens have been caught around six meters and more than 600 kg.
Sea fishermen consider it one of the most valuable trophies, and in sport fishing it is also a highly coveted trophy.
Although adult swordfish do not have teeth, they do not hesitate to attack larger fish such as hammerhead fish.
Swordfish sometimes pretend to be exhausted, and when a boat approaches them, they will push their sword through wooden planks up to 5 cm thick.
It is possible to confuse the meat of swordfish with that of some sharks, such as dogfish (Galeorurhuinus galeus), since they have a similar appearance.
Swordfish migrate between warm and cold waters, because it is in these latter waters that they feed. He swims around schools of fish that he strikes hard with his sword to stun or kill them, and then eat them.
Swordfish inhabit all oceans. During the day, swordfish are found in the depths between 500 and 800 meters, but at night they rise to the surface.
Despite its large size, it is one of the most elegant animals in the ocean. It can reach up to 100 km / h speed. Swordfish provides an excellent source of selenium, a micronutrient that offers important cancer-fighting and heart health benefits. It is protein-rich and loaded with niacin, vitamin B12, zinc and Omega-3. Best of all, it’s low in fat and calories. Our company BONISEAFOOD INC offers high-quality frozen swordfish HGT,IWP, IQF , size ranges
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