Coryphaena hippurus


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Noun1.Coryphaena hippurus - the more common dolphinfish valued as foodCoryphaena hippurus - the more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long
dolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
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Larval development, distribution, and abundance of common dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus, and pompano dolphin, C.
A recent development in the Pacific pelagic fishery is the targeting of dolphin-fish, Coryphaena hippurus.
Fox Watkins of Fort Pierce, who saw a mahi mahi, dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus, tooling around a Fort Pierce marina.
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).
238 111 238 161 Semicossyphus pulcher 135 397 24 89 Caulolatilus princeps 75 54 262 47 Paralabrax clathratus 6 102 92 65 Paralichthys californicus 32 12 49 54 Seriola lalandi 31 74 6 Sphyraena argentea 12 6 18 Cheilotrema saturnum 0 0 21 Paralabrax nebulifer 0 0 18 Cynoscion parvipinnis 3 2 12 Ophiodon elongatus 5 0 3 8 Atractoscion nobilis 12 0 2 1 Girella nigricans 1 4 3 0 Stereolepis gigas 1 0 1 Scorpaena guttata 1 0 0 Coryphaena hippurus 1 0 0 0 Caranx hippos 1 0 0 Total 505 729 755 501 Species Subtotal % Rel % Cum Sebastes sp.
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.
Common name Species Swordfish Xiphias gladius Blue shark Prionace glauca Bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus Albacore Thunnus alalunga Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares Common dolphinfish Coryphaena hippurus Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinus longimanus Pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon uiolacea Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophorus platypterus Hammerhead sharks Sphyrna spp.
albacares; and skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis), and 55% reported landing dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus.
Unidentified jack 59 Decapterus macarellus Mackerel scad 60 Elagatis bipinnulata Rainbow runner 61 Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket 62 Selene vomer Lookdown 63 Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack 64 Seriola rivoliana Almaco jack 65 Trachinotus carolinus Florida pompano 66 Trachinotus falcatus Permit Coryphaenidae, Dolphins 67 Coryphaena equisetis Pompano dolphin 68 Coryphaena hippurus Dolphin Lutjanidae, Snappers 69 Etelis oculatus Queen snapper 70 Lutjanus analis Mutton snapper 71 Lutjanus apodus Schoolmaster 72 Lutjanus buccanella Blackfin snapper 73 Lutjanus campechanus Red snapper 74 Lutjanus cyanopterus Cubera snapper 75 Lutjanus griseus Gray snapper 76 Lutjanus jocu Dog snapper 77 Lutjanus mahogoni Mahogany snapper 78 Lutjanus spp.
Individuals of nine species represented 93% of the total Sargassum catch (in decreasing order of abundance): Stephanolepis hispidus (planehead filefish), Caranx crysos (blue runner), Cheilopogon melanurus (Atlantic flyingfish), Balistes capriscus (gray triggerfish), Seriola rivoliana (almaco jack), Parexocoetus brachypterus (sailfin flyingfish), Monacanthus ciliatus (fringed filefish), Decapterus punctatus (round scad), and Coryphaena hippurus (dolphinfish).
Halfbeaks are frequently the preferred bait for marine anglers seeking billfishes (Istiophoridae), dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus, groupers (Serranidae), and other gamefishes (de Sylva, 1974; Nakamura and Rivas, 1974; Gentle, 1977; Jolly, 1977).
Age and growth of dolphin, Coryphaena hippurus, as determined by growth rings in otoliths.