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Mahi Mahi

 

The mahi mahi or common dolphinfish is a surface dwelling fish found off shore in temperate tropical and subtropical waters worldwide.

Also known widely as dorado. The name mahi mahi means very strong in Hawaiian. Mahi Mahi can live up to 5 years although they seldom exceed four. They are among the fastest growing fish and females can reach sexual maturity by 4 or 5 months old and cam spawn 2 or 3 times a year.

Mahi Mahi can swim as fast as 60 mph and are highly sought for sport fishing and commercial purposes. Sport fisherman seek them due to their beauty, size, food quality and healthy population. Mahi Mahi is very popular in many restaurants.

 

© Wayne Garber 2014 © Wayne Garber 2014 © Wayne Garber 2014
Mahi Mahi on Black Matting Zoomed Detail Mahi Mahi on White Matting

 

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