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Common Dolphifish
Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Coryphaenidae - dolphins or dolphinfishes »  genus Coryphaena

Scientific synonyms

Coryphaena argyrurus Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena chrysurus Lacépède, 1801
Coryphaena dolfyn Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena dorado Valenciennes, 1833
Coryphaena fasciolata Pallas, 1770
Coryphaena hipporus Linnaeus, 1758
Lepimphis hippuroides Rafinesque, 1810
Corypaena hippurua Linnaeus, 1758
Coryphaena hyppurus Linnaeus, 1758
Coryphaena immaculata Agassiz, 1831

Other names

= Common Dolphin
= Common Dolphin Fish
= Common Dolphinfish
= Dolphin
= Dolphin Fish
= Dolphinfish
= Dorado
= Green Dolphin
= Mahi Mahi
= Mahi-mahi

Least Concern

Images

Coryphaena hippurus - Common Dolphifish

Author: Martin Antoš

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Anous stolidus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brown Noddy, Thunnus albacares (Bonnaterre, 1788) - Allison Tuna, Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw, 1792) - Indo-pacific Sailfish, Onychoprion fuscatus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Sooty Tern, Makaira mazara (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) - Black Spearfish, ...

prey: Idotea metallica Bosc, 1802, Xiphias gladius Linnaeus, 1758 - Broad-bill Sword-fish, Masturus lanceolatus (Liénard, 1840) - Point-tailed Sunfish, Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829, Chauliodus sloani Bloch & Schneider, 1801 - Sloan's Viperfish, ...

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/6247]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [154712]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel L., Plíštil J., Novák J. (2011): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 7. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) Kostnatí (Neopterygii) [Ropušnicotvaří (Scorpaeniformes) – ostnoploutví (Perciformes) – Percoidei], Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 148 str. [as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 19 August 2019

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