Common dolphinfish

Although its common name is dolphin-fish, the mahi-mahi is a fish not a dolphin, and is not at all related to the Delphinidae family of mammals whose common name is simply dolphin.

The Common dolphinfish lives in the pelagic-neritic, oceanodromous, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 85 m , usually 5 - 10 m environment.

Geographic range: Common dolphinfish live in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Habitat: Common dolphinfish live in open water near the surface but sometimes go near shore to look for food. Diet: Common dolphinfish mainly eat smaller fish and squid. More

Common dolphinfish in the EPO appear to feed at night, as well as during the daytime. We analyzed prey importance by weight, numbers, and frequency of occurrence for five regions of the EPO. Prey importance varied by area. More

common dolphinfish is gold, blue, and/or green on the side with white and yellow shading on the ventral side. Juveniles and smaller dolphinfish have pronounced vertical bars on the sides of the body. More

Common dolphinfish; Dolphinfish; Pompano dolphinfish; Common walkingstick; Common nightingale; Common chaffinch; Common blue; Common chuckwalla; Common koel; Common wren; Common mynah; Common squeaker; Common redstart; Common hoopoe; Common genet; Common fiscal; Common zebra; Common spreadwing; Common whitetail; Common sole; Common wasp; More

The common dolphinfish is highly migratory species, widely distributed in the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. It is occasionally found in estuaries and harbors, generally restricted by the 20℃ isotherm. More

The common dolphinfish, or “dolphin,” is of no relation to the member of the porpoise family of mammals that carries the common name. The body of the dolphinfish is quite slender but fairly deep, with a noticeable tapering from head to tail. More

dolphin, common dolphin fish, common dolphinfish, dolphin fish, green dolphin, mahi mahi, and mahi-mahi. More

The common dolphinfish, also known as the mahi-mahi, is harvested commercially, and sometimes Pompano Dolphinfish are harvested by accident and mistaken for young mahi-mahi. These fish are perfectly edible, just not profitable commercial fish because they are smaller than mahi-mahi. More

Common names

Abanoos in Marathi (मराठी)
Adadio in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Affunose in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Ailai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Almindelig guldmakrel in Danish (dansk)
Anfalous in Arabic (‫العربية)
Arayo in Other
Avlis in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Avoli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Baal in Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
Badahlan in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Badahlen in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Bakhti bakhti in Arabic (‫العربية)
Belitong in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Buli dorado in Other
Cá Duo in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá N?c heo c? in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Nục heo cờ in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá nucheo in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cabishot in Papiamento
Capone in Italian (Italiano)
Capuni in Italian (Italiano)
Catalusso in Italian (Italiano)
Cataluzo in Italian (Italiano)
Cataluzzo in Italian (Italiano)
Cavaglia in Italian (Italiano)
Chanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Chapeau gouverneur in Creole, French
Chapeau gouverneur in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Clic in French (français)
Common dolphifish in English
Common dolphin in English
Common dolphin fish in English
Common dolphinfish in English
Corado in Spanish (español)
Corifena in Italian (Italiano)
Corifena in Rumanian
Corifena cavallina in Italian (Italiano)
corphène commune in French (français)
Coryphaena hippurus in French (français)
Coryphène commune in French (français)
cotyphène commune in French (français)
Dakaunomoutas in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Dakaunomoutas in Greek, Modern (1453)
Dalfinho in Portuguese (Português)
Dauphin in French (français)
Delfim in Portuguese (Português)
Delfinka in Slovene
Delfinka in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Derado in Cebuano
Dhiya vannava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Doirado in Portuguese (Português)
Doirado-de-topete in Portuguese (Português)
Doirado-macho in Portuguese (Português)
Dolado in Agutaynen
Dolfiini in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Dolfijn in Dutch (Nederlands)
Dolfijnvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Dolphin in English
Dolphin in Papiamento
Dolphin fish in English
Dolphinfish in English
Dolpin in Tagalog
Dorad in Creole, French
Dorad in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Dorade in Afrikaans
Dorade in Creole, French
Dorade in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Dorade in French (français)
Dorade coryphène in French (français)
Dorado in Bikol
Dorado in English
Dorado in Hiligaynon
Dorado in Ilokano
Dorado in Kuyunon
Dorado in Papiamento
Dorado in sp
Dorado in Spanish (español)
Dorado in Tagalog
Dorado in Waray-waray
dorado commún in Spanish (español)
Dorado común in Spanish (español)
Dorado delfin in Spanish (español)
Doray in Other
Dourada in Creole, Portuguese
Dourada in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Dourada in Portuguese (Português)
Dourade in Spanish (español)
Dourado in Creole, Portuguese
Dourado in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Dourado in Portuguese (Português)
Dourado comum in Portuguese (Português)
Dourado-de-alto-mar in Portuguese (Português)
Dourado-do-mar in Portuguese (Português)
Drader in Papiamento
Dradu in Papiamento
Dugoplotica in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Durado in Bolinao
Durado in Cebuano
Durado in Hiligaynon
Durado in Tagalog
Ersuuch in Palauan
Fei Niau Fu in Chinese (中文)
Fei Niau Fu in Mandarin Chinese
Fiyala in Mahl
Fulusi in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Galit-e-maamooli in Farsi
Galit-e-maamooli in Persian (‫فارسی)
Galvannava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Gemeine goldmakrele in German (Deutsch)
Goldmakrele in German (Deutsch)
Golok in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Goudmakreel in Dutch (Nederlands)
Graçapé in Portuguese (Português)
Grande coryphène in French (français)
Grassapé in Portuguese (Português)
Green dolphin in English
grosse Goldmakrele in German (Deutsch)
Guaraçapé in Portuguese (Português)
Guaraçapema in Portuguese (Português)
Guldmakrel in Danish (dansk)
Guldmakrill in Swedish (Svenska)
Gullmakrell in Norwegian (Norsk)
Halwa in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Halwa in Marathi (मराठी)
Himra machhi in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Himra masa in Marathi (मराठी)
Hyaadoi duet in English
Hyaadoi duet in Fwâi
Ikan lumadang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ikan lumba in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Ili koni in Gela
Kadapangan in Makassarese
Kal vanna in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Karuvaval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Karuvoli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
koko in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Kolabilabi in Misima-Paneati
Koppurai-kula in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Korifene in Albanian (Shqip)
Koryfena in Polish (polski)
Kynigñs in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kynigòs in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kynigòs in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kynygós in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kynygós in Greek, Modern (1453)
Lali in Cebuano
Lali in Chavacano
Lali in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Lalih in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Lamadang in Bikol
Lamadang lalaki in Bikol
Lamarang in Tagalog
Lambo˚ka in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lamboûka in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lambouqa in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lámbug in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lambuga in Italian (Italiano)
Lambuka in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lämbukeh in Arabic (‫العربية)
Lambukya in Turkish (Türkçe)
Lampuca in Italian (Italiano)
Lampuga in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Lampuga in Italian (Italiano)
Lampuga in Serbian (српски језик)
Lampuga in Spanish (español)
Lampuh in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Lampuka in Maltese (Malti)
Lanca in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Lapanak in Bikol
Lecciutte in Italian (Italiano)
Lemadang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Liba in Italian (Italiano)
Llampuga in Catalan (Català)
Llampuga in Spanish (español)
Lobo in Creole, Portuguese
Lobo in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Lobo in Portuguese (Português)
Lumba-lumba in Tagalog
Lumod in Cebuano
macaco in Portuguese (Português)
Mahi mahi in English
Mahi mahi in German (Deutsch)
Mahi mahi in Other
Mahi mahi lapa in Hawaiian
Mahi mahi oma in Hawaiian
Mahi-mahi in English
Mahihi in Hawaiian
Mahimahi in Carolinian
Mahimahi in English
Mahimahi in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Mahimahi in Hawaiian
Mahimahi in Rapa
Mahimahi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Mahimahi in Tongan
Maimai in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Man-sae-gi in Korean (한국어)
marang in Surigaonon
Masimasi in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Mladang in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Morado in Kagayanen
Msi'a amerikano in Arabic (‫العربية)
Nallachanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Ngau tau yue in Cantonese
Ngau tau yue in Chinese (中文)
Pandawan in Cebuano
Pandawan in Cotabato Chavacano
Pandawan in Davawenyo
Pandawan in Ilokano
Pandawan in Tagalog
Pandawin in Maranao/Samal/Tao Sug
Pandje in Komoro
Pangué in Komoro
Pantranco in Ilokano
Papagal in Italian (Italiano)
Pappagallo in Italian (Italiano)
Pappahalle in Italian (Italiano)
Parang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pauni in Italian (Italiano)
Paunissa in Italian (Italiano)
Peixe tábua in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce pappagallo in Italian (Italiano)
Pisci capuni in Italian (Italiano)
Pisciu stranieru in Italian (Italiano)
Pomfret in Bengali (বাংলা)
Pucinka in Serbian (српски језик)
Pucinka skakavica in Serbian (српски језик)
Qí qiū in Mandarin Chinese
Raaman in Hebrew (‫עברית)
Rad hava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Radheva in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Rumpi in Cotabato Chavacano
Sapatorra in Portuguese (Português)
Sapé in Portuguese (Português)
Scubaan in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Shiira in Japanese (日本語)
Sirami in Kosraean
Tamarang in Surigaonon
Te masimasi in Tuvaluan
Te takua in Gilbertese
Te takua in Kiribati
Tepoar in Austronesian (Other)
Tepoar in Carolinian
Thellachanduva in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Thondrotte in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Ti klik in Creole, French
Ti klik in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Tolofine in Niuean
Toohyaku in Japanese (日本語)
Vanna in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vannava in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Vavval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vellaivaval in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Vellavoli in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Yaldizli Uskumruaz- mani baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Yaldızlı Uskumruaz- manı balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Κυνηγός in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κυνηγός in Greek, Modern (1453)
Λαγιάδα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Λαγός in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Λαμπούγα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μανάλι in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σύρτης in Greek (Ελληνικά)
ماهي ماهي in Arabic (‫العربية)
ﻪﻛﻮﺒﻤﻟ in Arabic (‫العربية)
अबानूस in Marathi (मराठी)
हळवा in Marathi (मराठी)
हिमरा मासा in Marathi (मराठी)
અડડયૉ in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
હલવા  in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
હિમ્રા મચ્છી  in Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
கருவாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கொப்பரைகுல்லா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
கொப்பறை குள in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பதாலன் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
பாதாளன் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வண்ணா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வன்னா in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வெள்ளை வாவல் in Tamil (தமிழ்)
చందువా in Telugu (తెలుగు)
తెల్లచందువా in Telugu (తెలుగు)
నెల్లచందువా in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ತೊಂದೆ ರೊಟ್ಟ    in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
അഫുനൊസി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
അവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ആവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കരുവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പടലന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വെളളാവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
വെള്ളാവോലി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
シイラ in Japanese (日本語)
万鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
萬魚 in Mandarin Chinese
飛烏虎 in Mandarin Chinese
飞乌虎 in Mandarin Chinese
鬼头刀 in Mandarin Chinese
鬼頭刀 in Mandarin Chinese
鯕鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
鱰魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鱰鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
鲯鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
만새기 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Coryphaenidae
Genus : Coryphaena
Species : Coryphaena hippurus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758