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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

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

Other names

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

IUCN category:Least Concern

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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: Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 - Tuberculate Pelagic Octopus, Trachurus trachurus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Atlantic Horse Mackerel, Auxis thazard (Lacépède, 1800) - Frigate Mackerel, Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771) - Great Barracuda, Istiophorus albicans (Latreille, 1804) - Atlantic Sailfish, ...

Links and literature

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

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [154712]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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