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mahi-mahi, common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus)

English: Dolphinfish ( Coryphaena hippurus )
Image ID: fish4173, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Credit: SEFSC Pascagoula Laboratory; Collection of Brandi Noble, NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC
Author Brandi Noble

The mahi-mahi or common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) is a surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore temperate, tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. Also widely called dorado and dolphin, it is one of two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the pompano dolphinfish. Mahi means very strong in Hawaiian. The name mahimahi means very strong in Hawaiian. In other languages, the fish is known as dorade coryphène, dorado, dolphin, lampuga, llampuga, lampuka, lampuki, rakingo, calitos, ti-rone or maverikos.
Order: Perciformes
Family: Coryphaenidae
Genus: Coryphaena
Species: Coryphaena hippurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scomber pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Coryphaena fasciolata (Pallas, 1770)
Coryphaena chrysurus (Lacepède, 1801)
Coryphaena imperialis (Rafinesque, 1810)
Lepimphis hippuroides (Rafinesque, 1810)
Coryphaena immaculata Agassiz, 1831
Lampugus siculus Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena scomberoides Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena margravii Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena suerii Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena dorado Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena dolfyn Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena virgata Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena argyrurus Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena vlamingii Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena nortoniana R. T. Lowe, 1839
Coryphaena japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1845

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