You will usually find aschool of them underneath a bunch of floating Sargasso. They are bright greenishblue above, and yellow on it’s sides. All over the sides of their bodies theyhave Irregular blue or golden blotches. They have the capability of flashingpurple, chartreuse, and a wide range of other colors.
Their body tapers sharplyfrom head to tail. The profile of an adult males head is nearly vertical and thehead of a female is more sloping and rounded. Single dark dorsal fin from justhead to tail. They have about 65 rays extending down their back. The bad thingabout this fish when you go fishing for it, the color nearly instantaneouslyfades when the fish is decked. So you can’t really enjoy the beautifulcoloration of the fish.
They usually live for 2-3 years. So the mature very fastafter they are born. Dolphin fish is a very good exotic food. The actual food isusually known as Mahi- Mahi which is the Hawaiian name for the fish. This is agreat tasting fish and is not that expensive but is not an every day thing.
Theflesh is very white and mild, ideal for broiling, too good to waste in a fryingpan. You can usually find it in sandwiches or on BBQ as a steak. It is a higherquality fish. Good fishing fish for deep-sea fishing. I have fished for Dolphinbefore and I highly recommend it.