Mahi mahi
Latin name: Coryphaena hippurus
The Mahi Mahi is a brightly colored fish with a electric blue back turning to a body of glistening silver, gold, green and blue hues. The Mahi Mahi is also known as Dorado or Dolphin fish. However they should not be confused with Dolphins as they are not mammals and are in no way related to them. The average size of Mahi Mahi is between 1 and 10 kgs but at times can be as large as 20 kgs. The meat color ranges from pink to light tan which will turn an off white when cooked.
Season: wole year round catching
Catching method: Most Mahi Mahi is caught by long-line and hook which targets this species.