Species Name:
Xiphias gladius
Sustainability Rating:


Although there are a variety of fish with bills, there is only one swordfish.

Available Year-Round

Where – Various Countries, Including the US (California)

How – Wild Caught; Longline, Harpoon, Drift Gillnet, Deep Set Buoy Gear (DSBG)


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CharacteristicsSwordfish meat is moist and flavorful with a slightly sweet taste. Steaks have a moderately high oil content and a firm, meaty texture.

For Your Menu

MenuSwordfish’s meaty, firm texture means it’s great on the grill and can stand up to a variety of cooking applications.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffFor your die-hard meat eaters, swordfish provides an opportunity to enjoy seafood with some “oomph”!

For Your Retail Display

Retail Go ahead and cut some swordfish into chunks and thread on skewers – your customers will love this easy grab-and-go option for the grill!