The mahi-mahi (in Hawaiian) is also known as dolphin-fish or dorado, calitos, maverikos, or lampuki (in Maltese). They are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish that are found in offshore temperate, tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. These fish are blue with a beautiful greenish-yellow color on their sides and belly. They also have areas of green on their back. Dolphin fish are found worldwide in warm ocean waters. These fish can grow to more than 70 pounds, but the average-sized fish that anglers catch will be around 15 pounds. Mahi Mahi are often caught on accident by anglers trolling for marlin and tuna.
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