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dol·phin·fish

 (dŏl′fĭn-fĭsh′, dôl′-)
n. pl. dolphinfish or dol·phin·fish·es
1. A large marine food and game fish (Coryphaena hippurus) found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters, having an iridescent blue back, yellow sides, a steep blunt forehead, and a long continuous dorsal fin. Also called dolphin, dorado, mahi-mahi.

dolphinfish

(ˈdɒlfɪnˌfɪʃ)
n
a small family of ray-finned marine fish, unrelated to dolphins

dol•phin

(ˈdɒl fɪn, ˈdɔl-)

n.
1. any small toothed cetacean of the family Delphinidae, esp. the species having a beaklike snout. Compare porpoise.
2. Also called dolphinfish , mahimahi. either of two large, slender fishes, Coryphaena hippurus or C. equisetis, of warm and temperate seas.
3.
a. a pile, cluster of piles, or buoy to which a vessel may be moored.
b. a cluster of piles used as a fender, as at the entrance to a dock.
4. (cap.) the constellation Delphinus.
[1300–50; Middle English dolphyn < Old French daulphin « Latin delphīnus < Greek delphin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolphinfish - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)dolphinfish - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
dolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
2.dolphinfish - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)dolphinfish - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Coryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidae - large active pelagic percoid fish
Coryphaena hippurus - the more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long
Coryphaena equisetis - a kind of dolphinfish
dolphinfish, mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
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Aside from abalone and shrimp, the other seafood species covered by the new rule effective on January 1 this year include Atlantic cod, Atlantic blue crab, dolphinfish (mahi-mahi), grouper, King crab (red), Pacufc cod, red snaoper, sea cucumber, sharks, swordfish and tuna (albacore, bigeye, skipjack, yellowfin and bluefin).
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Our rich marine waters are some of the most productive in the world, teeming with schools of yellowfin tuna, blue marlin, dolphinfish, and sardines.
org); southern grut Cilus gilberti and rock seabass Paralabrax humeralis), jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas), palm ruff (Seriolella violacea), Eastern Pacific bonito (Sarda chilensis), common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), swordfish (Xiphias gladius), pelagic sharks (short fin mako Isurus oxirynchus and blue shark Prionace glauca), sea lions (Otaria flavescens), cetaceans (small cetaceans and dolphins), marine birds (guanay cormorants Leucocarbo bougainvilli, Peruvian booby Sula variegata and pelicans Pelecanus thagus), and detritus.
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.