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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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University of Miami professor Daniel Benetti says a dolphinfish over 30 pounds is probably less than two years old.
(B) Quarterly and regional CPUE, based on observer data, of bigeye tuna; longnose lancetfish; dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), also known as mahi mahi; skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis); yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares); and striped marlin (Kajikia audax).
No longer including shrimp or abalone, the species subject to the SIM Program include: "Atlantic Cod; Pacific Cod; Blue Crab; Red King Crab; Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi); Grouper; Red Snapper; Sea Cucumber; Sharks; Swordfish; [and] Tunas...." Id.
The following species and bag limit levels were selected: dolphinfish (5 bag or 10 bag), aggregate snapper (5 bag or 10 bag), red snapper (closed, I bag, 2 bag, or 3 bag), aggregate grouper (closed, 2 bag, 4 bag, or 6 bag), and king mackerel (closed, 1 bag, 2 bag, or 3 bag).
Here are images, not only of the gold-flecked dolphinfish (arayu or dorado), but also of the storm and the sea; the yam (uvi) side by side with the stone citadel (ijang); the land snail (marida) with the landscape and seascape; the sugarcane brew (palek) with the palm-frond protective wear (vakul).
The summers of 2014 and 2015 generated many tales of warm-water fishes being caught in the local southern California sport fishery, including Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans), Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares), and Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) among other tropical species.
When researchers from the Dolphinfish Research Program drew a smooth arc through this track of more than 8,000 miles, they found it roughly followed a circle about 3,500 miles long.
Our rich marine waters are some of the most productive in the world, teeming with schools of yellowfin tuna, blue marlin, dolphinfish, and sardines.
The rich pink hues of this mesmerising spiral lead to Grand Swirls like this one, NGC 1566, a stunning galaxy approximately 40 million light-years away the constellation of Dorado, known as "The Dolphinfish".
longline tackle and a dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) as bait at a depth of approximately 200 m.
brucus were caught by a local fisherman, using a deep longline tackle and a dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) as bait at a depth of approximately 200 m.
Artisanal fishing is the main economic activity of this municipality, producing a wide variety of commercially important marine fish, such as the flying fish, Hirundichthys affinis; dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus; yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares; black grouper, Mycteroperca bonaci; lane snapper, Lutjanus synagris; mutton snapper, L.