Species has a combination of problems such as overfishing, high bycatch, and poor management.
Mahimahi – Imported (except Ecuador), LonglineThese fish contain levels of mercury or PCBs that may pose a health risk to adults and children. Our source of information is  We also recommend that you check local advisories.

Mahimahi produce many eggs, grow quickly, and reach sexual maturity at a young age, making them resilient to fishing pressure. No formal population assessments have been completed in any region, so their current population sizes are not known.

Mahimahi are primarily caught with longlines or purse seines with fish aggregating devices. The longline fisheries have high bycatch of sea turtles, seabirds and sharks. Because of the lack of management in place to reduce bycatch of these vulnerable species, these fisheries are rated red.

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This fish may have moderately high levels of mercury that could pose a health risk to adults and children. More info here about mercury in Mahimahi. Check out our mercury in seafood section.