Ocean sunfish, open ocean, Mola mola, #03318

Ocean sunfish, open ocean. San Diego, California, USA, Mola mola, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03318
A Mola mola's gill slit is covered by an operculum and is positioned just in front of the small pectoral fin. Molas range in color from dark gray to white, with many variations in mottling and spots. Juvenile molas may appear "shiny".

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

Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 03318
Format: Film 3:2
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