Is It Wild or Farmed? Mahi Mahi is wild caught.
Where is it fished? Mahi Mahi is a migratory species that can be found in subtropical and tropical waters of all oceans. The Mahi Mahi The Lobster Place procures is primarily landed in the Carribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and Northwest Atlantic.
How is it fished? Mahi Mahi is primarly fished through the use of longlines.
Is it sustainable? Mahi Mahi is a fast growing, short lived species that is capable of withstanding high fishing pressure. Pole and troll caught Mahi Mahi is preferred to long line because it limits the amount of by-catch of marine mammals and birds. While no formal assessment of Mahi Mahi population status has been conducted, population levels are assumed to be stable, making Mahi Mahi a sustainable seafood choice.
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What is the flavor/texture profile? Moderately fatty with a sweet flavorful meat & firm texture.
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