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Common Dolphifish
Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Carangiformes »  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

= Dolphin
= Dolphin Fish

= Dorado
= Green Dolphin
= Mahi Mahi

Least Concern LC

Images

Coryphaena hippurus - Common Dolphifish

Author: Martin Antoš

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Smooth Hammerhead Shark, Makaira nigricans Lacépède, 1802 - Atlantic Blue Marlin, Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish, Kajikia audax (Philippi, 1887) - Barred Marlin, Thunnus alalunga Bonnaterre, 1788 - Bastard Albacore, ...

prey: Pterygioteuthis giardi Fischer, 1896 - Roundear Enope Squid, Micromesistius poutassou (Risso, 1826) - Blue Whiting, Canthidermis maculata (Bloch, 1786) - Rough Triggerfish, Pagellus bogaraveo (Brünnich, 1768) - Blackspot Seabream, Caranx ruber (Bloch, 1793) - Bar Jack, ...

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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