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By Monica Holland, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jun. 22--Of all the Gulf Stream's blue water bounty that Ned Garber has pulled from the sea, mahi mahi have given him some of the best experiences.
The Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus, also known as Dolphin-fish, Dolphin, and Dorado are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. They are one of only two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the Pompano dolphin-fish. The name "mahi-mahi" ("strong-strong" in Hawaiian), particularly on restaurant menus, has been adopted in recent years to avoid confusing these fish with dolphins, which are mammals. They are also commonly...
Dorado (golden fish) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 05h; Declination: -65; Source: Modern constellation mapped by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, circa 1595 The constellation Dorado is in the shape of a fish. It is referred to in some early atlases as Xiphias (swordfish), but that is the result of an erroneous translation of the species. The constellation has been credited to two Dutch navigators, Pieter...
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