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What do mullets eat?

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Mullets are a saltwater bottom feeder and prefer a diet consisting of vegetation, algae and plankton. Mullets often take on the "flavor" of the waters they feed in, which means polluted waters can make mullet unsavory to eat.

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What do mullets eat?
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Mullets thrive in subtropical and tropical areas, densely populating Florida's Gulf Coast. They are a schooling fish and often seen jumping and skipping above the water surface. This activity helps fishermen target schools for netting. An average mullet weighs between 2 to 3 pounds and is a popular game fish. Mullets are the only fish that, like chickens, have a gizzard that grinds vegetation for digestion.

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