Ocean Sunfish Photo, Mola mola

Ocean sunfish recruiting fish near drift kelp to clean parasites, open ocean, Baja California., Mola mola, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03268
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Molas are often covered with small parasites, and will approach drift kelp and other flotsam to recruit small fish (which hide in and below the kelp) to remove these parasites.

Ocean sunfish recruiting fish near drift kelp to clean parasites, open ocean, Baja California.

Stock Photo: 03268
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Format: Film 2:3
Other Names: sunfish, moonfish, mondfisch, manbow, pez luna, pesce luna
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.

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Updated: December 11, 2019

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