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In the open ocean, species of large predatory fish will swim and hunt for food at various depths, which leads to unique diets in these fish.
Jumbo squid that can grow up to 7 feet long and weigh more than 110 pounds is invading central California waters and preying on local anchovy, hake and other commercial fish populations, according to a study published Tuesday.
Though they might not have appreciated it at the time, a group of Antarctic penguins have been recruited as scientific researchers in an ambitious project to gauge the effects of over-fishing and global warming on the Southern Ocean ecosystem.
The Antarctic butterfish or Deep sea trevally, Hyperoglyphe antarctica, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in all the southern oceans, at depths of between 40 and 1,500 m. Its length is up to about 140 cm, with a maximum published weight of 60 kg. The Antarctic butterfish is similar to the Hapuku - it is completely unrelated but the confusion has given rise to another common name, Blue-nose grouper, in New Zealand. The Antarctic butterfish has an abruptly blunt snout,...
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