What Eats Octopus?


There are several species that eats octopus. This includes great white sharks, along with blue whales and even hammerhead sharks. Certain species of Scorpion fish like to dine on dead octopus as well.
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1. Purchase the freshest octopus that you can find. Most good seafood markets will display the entire octopus, cutting off the parts you select. While tentacles make common appetizers
a Barracuda eat o octopus.
Young octopus eat copepods, larval crabs and larval seastars. Adults eat crabs and fish.
Young octopus eat copepods, larval crabs and larval seastars. Adults eat crabs and fish. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octopus.
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Numerous different kinds of fish feed on octopuses. In fact, one study found that 26 percent of fish species, when examined, had octopus parts in their stomachs. Sea otters and harbor seals eat them as well.
There are several sea preditors of the octopus. Such as the conger eel and the moray eel. Also dolphins and sharks eat octopus. Humans also eat octopus.
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