South Atlantic Ocean Conservation

Priorities

Conserving forage fish 

Forage Fish

Forage fish—sometimes known as baitfish or prey fish—play a vital role in the marine ecosystem as a food source for coastal birds and other marine wildlife. These small, nutrient-rich fish are the crucial link between plankton and predators in the ocean food webs.

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Debbie Salamone

Officer, Communications

321.972.5020