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Do You Know What Fish This is?

In the Wild: Do You Know What Kind of Fish This Is?

Although you might think this species spends a good amount of time at the surface, these fish actually live mostly at depths of 700 to 2,000 feet underwater. Do you know what kind of fish this is?

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It's not a shark, it's an Ocean Sunfish! Native to warm and tropical waters around the world, the Ocean Sunfish (also known as Mola Mola) are the heaviest known bony fish in the world, weighing in at up to 2,200 pounds. Surprisingly, despite their size, sea lions are one of their few natural predators!

You can see an ocean sunfish up close at only a few aquariums in the world, mostly found in Asia. Have you ever seen them?


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Sevy Sevy 9 years
Haha it's so weird.
sweetpea84 sweetpea84 9 years
is it a Sunfish? how weird looking!
Bksuga Bksuga 9 years
they had this fish on discovery channel i think. it looks so to see it person.
couture-yourself couture-yourself 9 years
I've seen them at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They freak me out!!
Megatron Megatron 9 years
Yep. I worked for the Monterey Bay Aquarium last summer and we actually had two on display. They are spectacular.
bleached bleached 9 years
Saw a couple of these in the aquariums in Japan. In Osaka, they had to put a net up so that it wouldn't bump into walls. The fish was so old it had become blind...
RadishSalad RadishSalad 9 years
Aww! LOL
ShePirate2010 ShePirate2010 9 years
Kimpossible Kimpossible 9 years
Wow, really freaky looking!
Tabloid Tabloid 9 years
Yep, I did. They made me laugh and I don't know why.. maybe it's just because I like animals soo much. hahahah
foxie foxie 9 years
I've seen one. They scare me!
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