Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) is scombrid fish that can be found in tropical and subtropical ocean. Wahoo was first discovered on the island of Oahu, which is very common spelling of the word "Oahu" is "Wahoo," and is believed to be the origin of the name of this fish. Wahoo white flesh gray, smooth for solid, it feels like mackerel. Usually served with a baked, boiled or roasted, wahoo is a good source of protein. Wahoo contains more than 200 percent of the recommended daily intake. One serving contains about 211 calories wahoo. Approximately 129 calories come from fat, and protein provides about 76 calories. One serving of cooked wahoo, weighing about 85 g to 19 g protein content, fat is more than 14 g and 47 g comprised of water.
Defense Fund recommends that adults should eat no more than two servings and children no more than one serving per week wahoo to avoid excessive amount of mercury in the diet.