Indian Ocean, east (FAO 57)
Deelgebieden: Pacific Ocean – east and south
There is no stock assessment for mahi mahi in de whole Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. Because of its fast reproduction and growth rate this species is rather resilient to fishing pressure.
In these areas gillnets have relatively large amounts of bycatch of seaturtles, dolphins and seabirds. Gillnets do not damage the ocean floor, there is however, a possible effect on the ecosystem, due to the removal of its top predator.
There is no information on the managment of this fishery.