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Found near the bottom. Feeds on fishes, mysids, euphausiids and squids. Young feed mainly on euphausiids, but the diet becomes polyphagous with growth. Cannibalism has been observed in larger individuals (Ref. 9583). The South African Hake Trawl fishery of this species has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council ( as well-managed and sustainable (


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