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Dolphin Fish

Coastal Habitats

Animals of the Gulf Waters 

Dolphin Fish

Dolphin Fish

Coryphaena hippurus

 

Dolphin fish are also known as dorado or mahi mahi. These other names help people avoid confusing this fish with dolphins, which are marine mammals. Able to swim at 50 miles per hour, dolphin fish feed on other fast swimmers including flying fish and squid.

Animals of the Gulf Waters

 

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