Latin Name: Coryphaena
General Size: 45"
The dolphinfish are an extremely popular sportfish
in Florida and can be caught year-round. Dolphin have
a special affinity for floating structure as well as
floating sargassum known as a "weed line".
These voracious predators are found in the family Coryphaenidae
and have been known to experience growth rates of up
to 29 inches in the first year of life. Females produce
up to one million eggs per spawning event and may spawn
2- 3 times per year. Females are commonly known as cows
and males are called bulls (such as the one shown).
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