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Mahi-Mahi from F/V Zephyr being served at Ironside Fish & Oyster in San Diego, CA.



Mahimahi are top predators and only have a few predators themselves. They feed in surface water during the day and eat a wide variety of species, including small pelagic fish, juvenile tuna, billfish, jacks, and pompano, and pelagic larvae of nearshore, bottom-living species. They also eat invertebrates such as cephalopods (octopus, squid, etc.), mysids (small, shrimp-like creatures), and jellyfish. Large tuna, rough-toothed dolphin, marlin, sailfish, and swordfish feed on mahimahi, particularly juveniles.
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Captain John Hall began fishing in 1948 at the tender age of 4. His mother still has a photo of him with his first catch: a 9lb white seabass. With that, he was hooked. However Captain John didn’t begin fishing commercially until 1976. Prior to riding the high seas full time, he earned two master degrees and a PhD in Marine Biology and dreamt of becoming a professor. After a few years teaching at the University of California San Diego, Captain John learned that the politically-charged academic w...
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Newly opened Ironside Fish & Oyster "aims to reintroduce a rich oyster culture to San Diego, a known seaport city born from the local fishing industry that once existed as the tuna capital of the US. At the epicenter of Ironside's $1.8 million build out is an impressive raw bar that is one of three open-air culinary hubs, offering guests a daily changing menu of bivalves, oyster flights, crudos, crab claws, seafood platters, house made mignonettes, and more." (FSR Magazine, 20...