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ma•hi•ma•hi

(ˈmɑ hiˈmɑ hi)

n., pl. -hi.
the dolphin, genus Coryphaena, used for food; dolphinfish.
[1940–45; < Hawaiian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)mahimahi - 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.mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)mahimahi - 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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Lunch at Sharon and Pheb's place in Charlotteville was a choice of tasty mahimahi, pork or chicken stew with seven or eight side dishes, most of which I'd never seen before.
In Hawaii in 2002 it was a tree we found 20 miles offshore with thousands of mahimahi swarming around it.
FADs enhance the food chain by attracting baitfish such as anchovies, sardines and scads, leading to the aggregation of larger pelagic species such as skipjack, yellowfin, billfish, wahoo and mahimahi.
Included: In Santa Fe, a Kenyan chef serves banana leaf-wrapped mahimahi and a Caribbean goat stew; and in Albuquerque, a woman who specializes in school lunches whips up her Duke City Reuben and a sandwich made with turkey, avocado and green apple-chili chutney.
His food features seafood that hasn't been overfished or caught in a destructive way, and his recipes, arranged by season, offers some amazing dishes original to his book, from Mahimahi with Gingered Zucchini and Smoked Tomato Sauce to Yogurt-Marinated Sturgeon.
Nothing was better than the smell of grilled mahimahi or the taste of fresh tuna.
There was dolphin on the menu, but unlike the endangered bluefin tuna in one of the salads, this was all right: it's an abundant fish otherwise known as mahimahi, not a relative of Flipper.
So with dreams of sailfish, swordfish, barracuda and mahimahi filling my mind, we set off aboard a 38ft Bertram launch, loaded with all sorts of kit to tempt our dinner from the deep.
Catch rates for apex predators such as blue shark (Prionace glauca), bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tunas, shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris), and striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) declined by 3% to 9% per year and catch rates for four midtrophic species, mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus), sickle pomfret (Taractichthys steindachneri), escolar (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum), and snake mackerel (Gempylus serpens), increased by 6% to 18% per year.
Return to Albuquerque (a) 28 ANTICLIMACTIC (b) 10 BERIBERI (c) 22 COOKBOOK (d) 4 CARDBOARD (e) 3 CAMERAMEN (f) 21 CONSTRUCTIONS (g) 2 ALLEGORICALLY (h) 23 FORESWORE (i) 14 HILLBILLY (j) 16 MATHEMATICS {k) 19 HODGEPODGE (l) 25 OSCILLOSCOPE (m) 9 ENTITLEMENT (n) 1 MAHIMAHI (o) 20 MONOTONOUS (p) 30 WINNOWING (q) 6 CALORICALLY (r) 11 OVERSEERS (s) 8 PHENOMENON (t) 13 HIERARCHIES (u) 17 MICROECONOMICS (v) 29 SCUTTLEBUTT (w) 27 TESSELLATES (x) 18 UNDERHANDED (y) I2 FROUFROU The impostors are 5, 7, 15, 24, and 26.
I've caught mahimahi, and last summer, I reeled in a 40-pound wahoo, like Richard Dreyfuss in Jaws.
His menus currently lack the "fish we love down here," meaning snapper, grouper, and wreckfish, because prices are so high; instead, they feature a hodgepodge of wild species, such as tuna, mahimahi, and tilefish.