Jellies Baby!
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Jellies Baby!

The answer is a resounding yes and no!

The sunfish diet has been found to change with sunfish size from food found foraged on the sea floor by small sunfish, to a ‘jelly fish’ diet in larger sunfish.

Season may also play a part in the changing dietary habits of sunfish.

 

Reference: Syväranta et al (2012)Nakamura and Sato (2014)Nakamura et al (2015), Sousa et al. (2016)

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