North Pacific Swordfish

Xiphias gladius

Also Known As

Broadbill swordfish, Espada, Emperado, A`u, Mekajiki, Shutome

U.S. wild-caught North Pacific swordfish is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from Hawaii, California, U.S. Pacific Island territories, and the high seas.


Moist, flavorful, and slightly sweet.


Firm, with a moderately high oil content.


When raw, the flesh varies from white and ivory to pink and orange. When cooked, swordfish meat turns beige.

Health Benefits

Swordfish is an excellent source of selenium, niacin, vitamin B12, and zinc. More information on health and seafood.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g
Amount per serving
Calories 121
Protein 19.8 g
Fat, total 4.01 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 1.097 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Selenium 48.1 mcg
Sodium 90 mg

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