Other Common Names:
Mahi Mahi (Hawaii).
Upper body green or electric blue. Sides gold with flashes of green.
The male has an upright head. Female has a rounded head.
Dorsal fin runs almost full length of the body.
The male is larger and heavier than the female.
In open ocean around logs, flotsam, weed lines and in warm current.
Around buoys and FADs (Fish Aggregating Devices).
Trolling dead Mullet, Mackerel or Squid.
Trolling strip baits, often in combination with plastic squid.
Trolling smaller lures, konaheads, minnows and poppers.
Drifting with small live bait, often with chum.
Surface runs in combination with acrobatic jumps and direction changes.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
'The acrobat of the Sea!
An extremley powerfull beautiful fish, regarded
in many parts of the world as an excellent table fish.
| Bigeye Trevally
Black Marlin | Black–blotched Stingray | Blackspot Shark | Blacktip Reef Shark
Blue Marlin | Bluefin Trevally | Bluespotted Stingray | Bonefish | Bridled Parrotfish
Broadbill Swordfish | Bull Shark | Camouflage Grouper | Checkered Seaperch
Cobia | Copper Shark | Coral Trout | Coronation Trout | Daisy Parrotfish
Dogtooth Tuna | Dorado | Dusky Parrotfish | Ember Parrotfish
Giant Trevally | Golden Trevally | Green Jobfish | Grey Mullet | Grey Reef Shark
Hammerhead Shark | Honeycomb Grouper | John's Snapper | Kawa Kawa Tuna
Leopard Shark | Long–Finned Bigeye | Longnose Emperor | Longtail Tuna
Longtom | Mako Shark | Malabar Grouper | Mangrove Jack | Maori Seaperch
Narrow–barred Spanish Mackerel | Peacock Rockcod | Permit | Queenfish
Rainbow Runner | Red Snapper | Reticulated Swellshark | Rosy Snapper
Ruby Snapper | Sailfish | Silvertip Shark | Skipjack Tuna | Smalltooth Emperor
Smalltooth Jobfish | Spangled Emperor | Sweetlip Emperor | Tarpon | Threadfin Salmon
Tiger Shark | Tripletail | Tripletail Wrasse | Wahoo | Yellowfin Tuna