Video: Biota Aquacultured Clown Triggerfish Feeding Frenzy

12 Apr, 2015

Aquacultured Clown Triggerfish feeding frenzy at only 47 days post hatch!

Aquacultured Clown Triggerfish feeding frenzy at only 47 days post-hatch!

Because we all love fish videos, Tom Bowling of Biota Aquaculture Palau shared this footage of 47-day-old, hatched-in-captivity Clown Triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum) feeding on fish roe. As Tom put it, “They never stop eating!”

(watch this video directly on Youtube)

Just three days later, the group had largely assumed typical juvenile coloration and they were moved to aquariums, virtually ready for market.

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  1. July 14, 2016

    They looks like Pixar creatures. <3 them!

  2. July 14, 2016

    Were the eggs collected from the wild or did the fish breed in Captivity?

  3. October 12, 2020

    most excellent

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