Rare catch in Squaxin coho fishery


Ocean sunfish or Mola mola are a rare find in the Puget Sound. These fish are  generally found worldwide in temperate and tropical seas. They feed primarily on jellyfishes.  Although the photo above is a small Ocean sunfish, they can get up to 2 meters in length and  are known as the heaviest bony fish reaching over 2 tons.

For more information on Ocean sunfish (Mola mola):

Fish Base: Mola mola

Ocean sunfish photos

Starfish: sunfish