All that is known about the food habits of Latimeria is that they are carnivorous, feeding primarily on fish and squid. They have a rosteral organ in the front of their skulls that emits electromagnetic waves, used to detect prey.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Trophic Strategy"
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Robin Street, University of Michigan
Street, R. 1999. "Latimeria chalumnae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Latimeria_chalumnae.html
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