Mola mola is found in all oceans in tropical and temperate climes, and is known to eat gelatinous zooplankton (jellyfish) and probably small fishes and algae. In the eastern Pacific, Mola mola is normally found from British Columbia to South America, although in El Nino events it has been recorded as far north as Alaska.
Ocean sunfish, open ocean, southern California. San Diego, California, USA
Stock Photo: 02413 -?-
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Lat/Long: 32° 45' 39.31"N, 117° 57' 58.78"W (Coordinates: 32.76092°, -117.96633°)
Format: Film 2:3
Other Names: sunfish, moonfish, mondfisch, manbow, pez luna, pesce luna
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