Kōrero: Oceanic fish

Mahi mahi

Mahi mahi

In a school, mahi mahi males are distinguished by their blunter heads. Also known as dolphinfish, this species lives near the ocean surface. They are subtropical, only seen in northern New Zealand waters in summer, when they are sometimes caught by anglers. Once a fish is landed, the vibrant green, yellow, blue and other hues fade as it dies.

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Kim Westerskov

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Oceanic fish - Moonfish, flying fish, sunfish and mid-water species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8769/mahi-mahi (accessed 21 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006