Thursday, 28 February 2013

Stranded Mola Mola

Stranded Mola Mola Sunfish
The Mola Mola or Ocean Sunfish is heaviest bony fish in the world. They have an average adult weight of 1000kg and can become up to 2300kg. They resemble a fish head with a tail and flat body laterally. Mola Mola's can be as tall as they are long when their dorsal and ventral fins are extended. They live on a diet that consists mainly of large amounts of jelly fish. Only a few natural predators will consume them like sea lions, orcas and sharks.

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