Preliminary assessment of the dolphinfish
, Coryphaena hippurus, fishery in Pacific Panama.
At the largest spatial scale, genetic differentiation was reported between eastern Atlantic and western Pacific dolphinfish
populations, presumably because of dispersal limitations and vicariance between basins (Diaz-Jaimes et al.
Nazario's fish had been at liberty 557 days, setting new records for time and weight increase for the Dolphinfish
Research Program (www.
Handlines and troll lines were used to catch dolphinfish
, skipjack, little and blackfin tunas, and king mackerel.
The use of sagittal otoliths in discriminating stocks of common dolphinfish
(Coryphaena hippurus) off northeastern Brazil using multishape descriptors.
In the Pacific, W-L predictors have been described for dolphinfish
caught off Colombia and Panama (Lasso and Zapata, 1999), the entire Pacific Ocean (Takahashi and Mori, 1973); Hawaii (Tester and Nakamura, 1957); and Taiwan in the western Pacific (Wang, 1979).
Unfortunately, the ups and downs of dolphinfish
populations cannot be assessed by merely observing tournament results.
Catch in 1989-91 (%) Pelagic species Mean Range Skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis 55 48-60 Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares 28 26-32 Blue marlin Makaira mazara 6 4-8 Sharks Miscellaneous 3 2-4 Dolphinfish
Coryphaena hippurus 2 2-3 Barracudas Sphyraena spp.
Although jigging capture rates may have been biased, adult jumbo squid have also been found to outnumber purpleback squid as prey items of the Dolphinfish
(Coryphaena hippurus) in the ETP (Olson and Galvan-Magana, 2002).
Fox Watkins of Fort Pierce, who saw a mahi mahi, dolphinfish
, Coryphaena hippurus, tooling around a Fort Pierce marina.
Also discussed is post-war (WWII) flatfish culture, mullet culture, eel culture, salmon and trout farming, and work with such other species as pompano, striped bass, dolphinfish
, tuna, and sturgeon.
Abstract--We compared numbers of strikes, proportions of fish that hooked up after strikes, proportions of fish that stayed on hook (retained) after hook up, and numbers of fish caught between circle and J hooks rigged with dead natural fish bait (ballyhoo) and trolled for three oceanic predator species: dolphinfish
(Coryphaena hippurus), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), and wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri).