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Related to dolphinfish: Coryphaena hippurus
  • noun

Synonyms for dolphinfish

the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)

large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)

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And what our team has contributed to the Dolphinfish Research Program is a testament to what recreational anglers can do to help science and research.
Pacific fisheries include: (a) the industrial and artisanal shark fisheries, (b) the shallow-water and deepwater shrimp fisheries (industrial), (c) a pelagic fishery which includes a fairly recently developed Dolphinfish fishery (industrial), (d) a small pelagic fishery (industrial), (e) the artisanal finfish, conch, and lobster fisheries (artisanal), and (f) the recreational fishery (Fig.
Dolphinfish bones, but so far not marlin, also occur in two separate occupation layers at Savidug in the Batanes Islands, dated to 1200 BC-AD1, and then after AD 1000 (Campos 2009).
La mar 29 The sea El mar 30 The sea Dorado 74 Dolphinfish Agua mala 35-36 Man-of-war jellyfish Cardel 51 Fishing line Brisa 61, 125 Easterly wind/Hunger Calambre 61 Cramp Gran Ligas 67-68 U.
Notes: Dorado, or Coryphaena hippurus, are found throughout the world and, according to the guidebook ``Probably More Than You Want to Know About the Fishes of the Pacific Coast,'' have acquired a variety of names, including dolphinfish, dolphin, mahi mahi (Hawaii), bakhti bakhti (Syria) coriphene (France), fei niau fu (Taiwan), ca nucheo (Vietnam) and dakaunomoutas (Cyprus).
The dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) is similar to many large circumtropically distributed pelagic fish species (many thunnins, istiophorids) in that the species is abundant and has a high dispersal potential in all life stages.
Matt Parramore of Lynn Haven, Florida, joined up with the Dolphinfish Research Program last year.
Eighty-eight percent of fishermen mentioned that they harvested reef fish species such as yellowtail, mutton and lane snappers, porgy, parrotfish, hogfish, and grunts; 39% said they targeted deepwater snappers such as silk snapper; 30% reported that they caught pelagic species such as dolphinfish and king mackerel; and 31% said that they targeted baitfish such as ballyhoo, Hemiramphus brasiliensis; and herring.
They fish for the local surcador, bass, common dolphinfish, and the gigantic mamury by tying baby chicks to their lines.
More recently, otolith shape analysis has been done at varying spatial scales for dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus [Duarte-Neto et al.
Recently, the Dolphinfish Research Program added another piece to the puzzle along those lines.
But there's also the Theater of the Sea Marine Mammal Park, where you can swim with a dolphin instead of hooking a dolphinfish (www.
In the Hawaii commercial longline, troll, and handline fisheries for highly migratory pelagic species, both dolphinfish (mahimahi), Coryphaena hippurus, and wahoo (ono), Acanthocybium solandri, are incidentally caught and are of secondary importance to tunas, Scombridae, and billfishes, Istiophoridae.
Here you can wiggle your toes in the sand while savoring dishes like pescado al mojo de ajo--fish, usually snapper or dolphinfish (dorado) in garlic sauce.
Feeding ecology of blue marlins, dolphinfish, yellowfin tuna, and wahoos from the North Atlantic Ocean and comparison with other oceans.