SEPT 18, 2017 - MAHI-MAHI: SO WHAT DO THEY EAT?

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SEPT 18, 2017 - MAHI-MAHI: SO WHAT DO THEY EAT?

Postby EC NEWELLMAN » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:34 pm

This image was sent to me by a long time fish dealer I know.

So what does a MAHI-MAHI eat?

Sea Horses...shells....plankton????


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Re: SEPT 18, 2017 - MAHI-MAHI: SO WHAT DO THEY EAT?

Postby R SONS » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:21 pm

looks like snail shells , i have seen small snails in whatever comes fouled up from the weed line , for the sea horses its there life cycle , never saw snails that size up here , where did that fish come from , very curious . mahi are one of the fastest growing fish in the sea ,
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Re: SEPT 18, 2017 - MAHI-MAHI: SO WHAT DO THEY EAT?

Postby YankeeCapts » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:37 pm

I have seen them loaded with turtles too.

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Re: SEPT 18, 2017 - MAHI-MAHI: SO WHAT DO THEY EAT?

Postby R SONS » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:26 pm

have seen on occasion not able to identify , very interesting , are the mahi the comorants of the offshore grounds , , maybe there should be limits on the mahi too ......lol..
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