Although not related to dolphins, Mahi Mahi swim next to boats in similar fashion to dolphins, which is why it was originally marketed under the name "Dolphin Fish." The name caused widespread consumer concern and confusion, so the "Dolphin Fish" was renamed Mahi Mahi and consumer acceptance and commercial sales began to increase.
Mahi Mahi is one of the fastest swimming fish in the ocean, traveling most often on its own. While many mahi mahi are caught in unmanaged longline fisheries that result in high levels of bycatch, i love blue sea only sells mahi mahi that have been caught on low-impact hand lines. Perfect for your next backyard BBQ!
- Fresh Mahi Mahi fillet by the pound
Mahi Mahi is low in fat and high in protein, niacin and vitamin B6. Other significant amounts of vitamins include pantothenic acid, vitamin A, and riboflavin.