Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Fact of the Day: Dolphin-Fish

While dolphins are mammals and not fish, there actually is a fish called a dolphinfish. Though most people would know it better by its Hawaiian name Mahi-Mahi which is typically what dolphinfish is called when served as seafood.  

18 comments:

  1. Yes! Submariners in the USN have this as their emblem!

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>

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  2. Yup, knew that. However, I wonder why they called it a dolphin fish. Hmmmm... I guess it does look like a dolphin.

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  3. That's interesting I didn't know that.

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  4. I had Mahi-Mahi at Red Lobster once. Damn good.

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  5. Never knew its real name, not sure I'd ever eat one either

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  6. Mahi-mahi is good fish. Didn't know its real name! thanks!

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  7. I don't find it to be a particularly flavorful fish.

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  8. I haven´t heard about this fish before. Kisses:)

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  9. My hubby caught one once...:)

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  10. I'd heard of dolphin fish but I didn't know it was aka mahi mahi
    that's trippy
    now I have to find out what mahburaho is?

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  11. Big ole fish like that is why I HATE swimming in open water. Just knowing I am in their space freaks me out.

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