Pumpkinseed Sunfish

Best Time of Day to Visit: 9:00am-3:30pm
Diet: Pumpkinseeds are carnivorous, feeding mostly on insects, mollusks, and small fish, though they occasionally also eat aquatic vegetation. Snails are a real treat for pumpkinseeds. In fact, they have a set of teeth that are especially well adapted for crushing snail shells.
Average Lifespan: 5-6 years in the wild; in captivity, pumpkinseed sunfish can live up to 12 years
Favorite Enrichment: laser pointer