Common Name: Dolphin Fish
Species Name: Coryphaena hippurus
Dolphin Fish is also known as Mahi Mahi and Dorado. The Dolphin fish has Brilliant colourations of metallic blue and green hues on the upper body with vibrant silver and golden flanks. Iridescent blue to black spots scattered on the sides. Once caught a Dolphin fish colour fades with death. Dolphin fish are usually landed up to about 1 m in length and can grow to approximately 160cm in length.
New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.
Light to Medium Tackle
Chrome Spoons, Skirted lures, poppers and Saltwater Flies.
Pilchards, Squid, Mullet, Yellowtail, Slimy Mackerel and Garfish.
Dolphin Fish Size and Bag Limits
Please Note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.
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