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Opah : Moonfish

Opah : Moonfish

History:  Lampris regius, or better known by its common name, the moonfish, is better remembered by the name opah; this is what Hawaiians, restaurants, and grocers call it. They are rarely sought out by fishermen. Many times, they are caught accidentally by tuna longline fisheries. Most Opah are caught in Hawaiian waters and this fish is very … Continue reading

Mahi-Mahi : Dolphinfish : Dorado

Mahi-Mahi : Dolphinfish : Dorado

History: Coryphaena hippurus, or better known by its Hawaiian nomenclature, the Mahi-Mahi, is also scientifically known as the dolphinfish. The similarities of the dolphinfish and the dolphin, end in the name; the two look nothing alike. The word mahi-mahi is actually Hawaiian for “strong” and indeed, this robust fish’s stature lives up to that name: … Continue reading