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Fish Profiles

Dolphin Fish

Description:

Not related to the Dolphin ( mammal ) .Also known as Dollies, Dorado and Mahi Mahi. A beautiful looking fish whose colours vary from blue/green to silver/gold. Its dorsal fin is very long and stretches from its head to its tail.

Size:

The average weight of this fish is between 2 – 5kg, but it has been known for prized catches to exceed 25kg.

Where:

Found in the warmer waters of Australia from NSW to WA. They prefer deep offshore waters close to reefs, or other fish attracting objects such as, bouys, logs, etc.

How:

Most often caught with live bait or lures on light to medium tackle.