Ocean sunfish, Mola mola



Ocean sunfish, basking at surface, viewed from underwater, open ocean. San Diego, California, USA, Mola mola, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03311Add To Light Table
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Basking may be a thermoregulation behavior. It is not necessarily a sign that the mola is sick or injured as has been reported elsewhere.

Ocean sunfish, basking at surface, viewed from underwater, open ocean. San Diego, California, USA

Stock Photo: 03311
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Format: Film 2:3
Other Names: sunfish, moonfish, mondfisch, manbow, pez luna, pesce luna
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