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Pink Salmon

Adult pink salmon live in coastal seas and feed mostly on pelagic invertebrates. During the oceanic portion of their life cycle, these fish are primarily concerned with growing and storing energy that they will require for successful reproduction. This period lasts only a couple of years. Once they reach reproductive age (at two years old), they begin a … Read more

Leafy Seadragon

Leafy seadragons are very poor swimmers and rely on their camouflage to avoid predation. They are relatively large compared to their closely related species and reach lengths of up to one foot (30 cm) long. Leafy seadragons eat small, plankton crustaceans but are small enough themselves and have sufficient vision to see and attack individual prey … Read more