SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Coryphaena hippurus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Common dolphinfish, Mahi-mahi

Common dolphinfish (Coryphaena Hippurus Linnaeus, 1758) in international trade known as mahi-mahi. Common dolphinfish (DOL) is one of the bycatches of several fisheries activities using the fishing gear intended for catch tuna, neritic tuna and skipjack like purse seine, pole and line, handline and tuna longline (Chodrijah and Nugroho 2017) (Hartaty and Amalia C 2015).  Mahi-mahi or dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) are oceanic, highly migratory, and geographically exist in tropical and subtropical waters (Froese and Pauly 2019).  It is one of the most important species in artisanal fisheries around the world. So far data related mahi-mahi / common dolphinfish very limited in Indonesia, currently data collection primarily relies on observer onboard program, meanwhile specific data particular genetic information was unavailable.


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • This species is caught in various types of fishing gear, including longlines, handline, pole and line, purse seine vessels and recreational fishing vessels. It is one of the most important species in artisanal fisheries around the world  (Chodrijah and Nugroho 2017) (Hartaty and Amalia C 2015)

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

≥ 6

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 6