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Golden Dorado
Golden Dorado
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Salminus
Species: Salminus brasiliensis

The Golden Dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) is a large river fish that lives in central and east-central South America. It is not to be confused with the mahi-mahi or pompano dolphinfish, two unrelated species also called "dorado" in certain cases. It is part of the Salminus genus.

Diet Edit

Golden Dorados are piscivores.