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What do tuna eat?

what-do-tuna-eat While there are many different species of tuna that live in all the world oceans the tuna fish has a rather consistent diet. Small fish ranging from 1.5 inches up to 6 inches are the mainstay of their diets. Tuna are also know to eat squid and will occasionally eat available crustaceans, though rarely. Some of the fish that tuna eat are: skipjack, flying fish, lancetfish, puffer fish, and Juvenal surgeonfish, triggerfish and rabbitfish. One of the favorite crustaceans of the tuna is crab larvae

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  1. While there are many different species of tuna that live in all the world oceans the tuna fish has a rather consistent diet. Small fish ranging from 1.5 inches up to 6 inches are the mainstay of their diets. Tuna are also know to eat squid and will occasionally eat available crustaceans, though rarely. Some of the fish that tuna eat are: skipjack, flying fish, lancetfish, puffer fish, and Juvenal surgeonfish, triggerfish and rabbitfish. One of the favorite crustaceans of the tuna is crab larvae

  2. rabbitfish. it should be rabbit-fish

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