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Xiphias ensis


Xiphias ensis was originally described as Xiphias ensis by Lacepède in 1800. It belongs to the family Xiphiidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   ensis
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1800
Status   Uncertain
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Istiophoriformes Istiophoriformes
Family   Xiphiidae
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Genus   Xiphias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Istiophoriformes
Family   Xiphiidae
Genus   Xiphias
Original Name   Xiphias        
Taxon Name   ensis
Original Combination   Xiphias ensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Xiphias ensis
OriginalSubGenus   Xiphias
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1800
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   La Rochelle, France, Bay of Biscay, northeastern Atlantic.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot & Blanc 1961:379 [ref. 20733], Blanc & Bauchot 1964:458, Fig. 41 [ref. 20804].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-9460 (spear only)
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 2
Page   288, 296

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Makaira nigricans
Current Species   nigricans
Current Genus Makaira
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lacepède
Current Year   1802
Current Family Xiphiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Uncertain as Istiophoridae.
Name History   •Questionably a synonym of Makaira nigricans Lacepède 1802 -- (Nakamura 1990:1003 [ref. 19483], Nakamura 1983:329 [ref. 5371]).

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estara Xiphias estara Phillipps [W. J.] 1932Synonym
gladius Xiphias gladius Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
gladius estara Xiphias gladius estara Phillipps [W. J.] 1932Synonym
guebucu Xiphias guebucu Walbaum [J. J.] 1793Synonym
imperator Xiphias imperator Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
kleinii Xiphias kleinii Suckow [G. A.] 1799Synonym
makaira Xiphias makaira Shaw [G.] 1803Synonym
notistium Xiphias notistium Cuvier [G.] 1831---
platypterus Xiphias platypterus Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1792Synonym
rondeletii Xiphias rondeletii Leach [W. E.] 1814Synonym
thermaicus Xiphias thermaicus Serbetis [K.] 1951Synonym
tuberculatus Xiphias tuberculatus (Nichols [J. T.] 1923)Synonym
velifer Xiphias velifer Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
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