HomeFish speciesMahi mahi Mahi mahi Scientific name: Coryphaena hippurus Sustainable Australia’s catch of mahi mahi from the Eastern and Billfish Fishery is sustainable, as determined by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority Ecological Risk Assessment. Catch of mahi mahi is managed through trip limits. Tasty A versatile fish that can be cooked in many ways, including grilling, frying, baking or barbecuing. Nutritious A lean protein source full of omega-3 fatty acids and micronutrients that are vital for a healthy immune system, heart and brain. Quick facts The name mahi-mahi comes from the Hawaiian language and means "very strong". Mahi mahi are distinguished by dazzling colours—golden on the sides, and bright blues and greens on the sides and back. They can live for up to five years. Mahi mahi is among the fastest-growing of fish. Distribution Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Perth Cairns Gold Coast Maroochydore Coffs Harbour Sydney Bermagui Melbourne Gear Caught on a longline Cooking tips and ideas Mahi mahi flesh is grey-white when raw, cooking to an attractive white with a clean, non-fishy flavour. Mahi mahi is very suitable for picky kids wanting to eat fish. Mahi mahi recipes 21 April 2021 Recipe: MSC yellowfin tuna with wonton crackers Learn more about sustainable seafood Read More 18 February 2021 Recipe: Tuna baked in paper parcels These parcels can be prepared several hours ahead of time and removed from the fridge 30 minutes before you’re ready to cook them. Serve the parcels for guests to open at the table, releasing the delicious aroma of… Read More 13 January 2021 Recipe: Korean-style tuna tartare by Neil Perry “This was inspired many moons ago by a wonderful Korean raw beef dish. It’s got great textures – the softness of the tuna and crunch from the cabbage, green onion and pine nuts.” – Neil Perry Recipe sourced… Read More Our fish species Albacore tuna Bigeye tuna Broadbill swordfish Southern bluefin tuna Striped marlin Yellowfin tuna Stay informed Industry news delivered to your inbox every 1-2 weeks First name* Last name* Company Email* PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.