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Bluefish

Pomatomus saltatrix

Max Size: 60+cm (2+ ft.)

Habitat: Temperate and subtropical open waters, worldwide

Diet: Fish and invertebrates

Fun Facts:

  • Bluefish are strong and powerful swimmers with sharp teeth
  • Bluefish feed on small fish such as anchovy and silversides which are abundant in the Hudson River
  • Bluefish are a prize catch for recreational fishers and are highly sought after
  • Baby Bluefish are known as Snappers

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