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Triggerfish in Long Island Sound

Did you know that triggerfish can rotate each eye independently?

We had to remove the carnivores from the Long Island Sound Fall Season display due to aggressive behavior. With strong jaws triggerfish can prey on just about anything including crabs and sea urchins. Commonly thought of as exclusively tropical, triggerfish are showing up in force in Long Island fishing reports from July through October this year. The largest triggerfish caught in Connecticut was a 4 lbs 7 oz Gray Triggerfish in Niantic Bay according to the state DEEP.

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