Coryphaena hippurus

Coryphaena hippurus
Common Dolphin – Coryphaena hippurus Juvinile
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CarangidaeCoryphaena hippurusLinnaeus1758Dolphinfish

Coryphaena hippurus

Unique Characters: Greatest body depth in adults less than 25% of standard length. Pectoral fins of adults more than half length of head. Dorsal-fin rays 58-66. Tooth patch on tongue small and oval.

Similar Species: Pompano Dolphinfish Coryphaena equiselis. Greatest body depth in adults more than 25% of standard length. Pectoral fins of adults about half length of head. Dorsal-fin rays 52-59. Tooth patch on tongue broad and square.

Coryphaena Anal Fin Comparison
Coryphaena Anal Fin Comparison

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