Scientific Name: Xiphias gladus

Swordfish has a firm, meaty texture and contains ample amounts of selenium, niacin, vitamin B12, and zinc. Bright white or pink swordfish meat with a bright red bloodline denotes freshness. Peak swordfish landings are August through October, which is also when the prices tend to be low.

Industry Sizing & Terminology

  • 33 to 49# : Rat
  • 50 to 99# : Pup
  • 100 to 199# : Marker
  • 200 to 299# : Double Marker

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Swordfish Nutrition

Video courtesy of Grossman’s Seafood