Ocean Sunfish Photo, Mola mola

Ocean sunfish, open ocean. San Diego, California, USA, Mola mola, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03316
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The tail (caudal) fin of the ocean sunfish is actually an adaptation of the dorsal and anal fins. Known as a clavus, it is short and broad and acts like a rudder.

Ocean sunfish, open ocean. San Diego, California, USA

Stock Photo: 03316
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Lat/Long: 32° 45' 39° N, 117° 57' 58° W (Coordinates: 32.65517°, -117.97967°)
Format: Film 2:3
Other Names: sunfish, moonfish, mondfisch, manbow, pez luna, pesce luna
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Updated: February 20, 2018

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