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Atlantic Bonito

Coastal Habitats

Animals of the Gulf Waters 

Atlantic Bonito

Atlantic Bonito

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Atlantic bonito, like their relatives the tuna, come to the Gulf Coast of Texas during the warmer months. There, they feed on fish and squid near the surface of the open waters. You can tell bonito by the series of dark stripes that run from their backs to the midline of the fish.

Animals of the Gulf Waters

 

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