What do Barreleye fish eat?


What eats the barreleye fish?

The barreleye fish is a small fish that lives in the deep to medium-depth parts of the ocean. Because this fish is so small, almost everything eats it, including squid, sharks, and tuna.

What is a barreleye?

A barreleye is a small, deep-sea fish of the family Opisthoproctidae, with barrel-shaped tubular eyes which are generally directed upwards to detect the silhouettes of available prey.

What does scientists know about barrel eye fish?

Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have solved an over 50-year mystery behind the Barreleye fish, finding that the fish can rotate its eyes, but only after discovering that the front of its head is see through. The see through Barreleye Fish (Macropinna microstoma) was first discovered in 1939, but the transparent nature of the fish wasn’t known. The fish had previously been caught in nets, but the see through part is destroyed…

Why do fish eat penguins?

fish dont eat peinguins peinguins eat fish and peinguins eat fish because thats what they like to eat

Do fish eat phytoplankton?

Answer Yes they do. Little fish eat phytoplankton because they are the base of the food chain. Small fish eat phytoplankton, medium fish eat small fish, and big fish eat medium fish. Humans (you and me) eat the big fish. That is the phytoplankton cycle.


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