Surface Feeder Fish

Surface feeder fishes are called so because they feed in the upper water column. These fishes are also called Pelagic fish as they live in the pelagic zone of the water body. The pelagic zone is the largest aquatic environment on earth. 

Surface Feeder Fishes usually feed on other fishes, crustaceans or microscopic planktons. Examples of surface feeder fish include sardine, herring, bluefin tuna and most sharks.

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