Huge sunfish washes up in northern waters for first time in 130 years


Sunfish Mola Mola. The ocean sunfish or common mola (Mola mola) is one of the heaviest known bony fishes in the world. NOAA

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A giant sunfish has washed up on a beach in Santa Barbara, California, the first time this particular species of the animal has been sighted in the northern hemisphere in 130 years.

The sunfish measuring 2.05 metres (6ft 8 in) and weighing several hundred kilograms, or more than 600lb, was found on the beach of the Coal Oil Point Reserve in California…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (03-03-2019)