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Fish have babies by either laying eggs or bearing live young. In live birth, the eggs are carried inside the mother until they hatch. She will then give birth to the fry or pups.


Fish diets vary by species. There are some carnivorous (meat eating) fish, some herbivorous (plant eating), and many omnivorous (both meat and plant eating) fish. For example, the salmon is known as a predatory carnivorous fish, while the saltwater angelfish is herbivor...


Most fish breed by spawning, or laying eggs, according to Petalia. Some fish species give birth to live babies. Spawning fish reproduce when males fertilize the eggs after they are laid, while livebearing females are directly fertilized by the males.


Fish like to eat plants and other organisms depending on their size and habitat. Fish that live in lakes will naturally eat commonly occurring flies that are most numerous in their habitat. Larger fish will eat smaller fish, and bottom feeding fish will eat dead organis...


There are different stages of a young fish’s life. They are referred to by many names throughout the first years of their survival. Depending on the species will determine what stages and names a baby fish are referenced by. This can include egg, yolk-sac larvae, fry, a...


Small freshwater fish typically eat vegetation, insects, larvae, leeches, shrimp and dead or decaying matter, and small saltwater fish, called forage or feed fish, eat plankton. The tiny American herring eats small and larval shrimp as do both Atlantic and Pacific cod.


Babies can eat tuna fish. Tuna fish has many benefits, and babies can start eating it as early as 6 months old. However, parents must be careful not to feed babies too much fish.