The Wahoo, also known as Mulato in Aruba, is a very common fish that can be caught all year round while deep sea fishing in Aruba. It can be found worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas.
The Wahoo is best known to sports fishermen for its speed and high-quality flesh which makes it a prized game fish. It can swim up to 60 mph (97 km/h). They are some of the fastest fish in the sea. The flesh of the wahoo is white to grey, delicate to dense, and highly regarded by many gourmets.
In Aruba, the local demand for wahoo is met by fishing charters in Aruba, such as Natasha Sport Fishing Charters, who supply the restaurants with their catch.
The Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri ) is a razor toothed predator that relies on speed.
The Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri ) is a razor toothed predator that relies on speed. It is one of the fastest fish in the ocean and has bright blue bands that light up when the Wahoo feeds.
Wahoo tend to be year-round residents in tropical waters, but they expand their range to more northern latitudes during the summer months. More exactly they are found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, including the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. In the Pacific, Wahoo are found between 46° N-35° S latitude.