Barracudas: They Start Young

The behavior of baby barracudas is largely shrouded in mystery, in part because the fish’s larvae drift in the open ocean (much like they do for bonefish, tarpon, and other species).  But researchers at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science have discovered that barracudas starting doing what they do best—chomp other fish—before they are even an inch long.

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