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Open-sea hunters
Mola mola Distribution

Ocean sunfish
Mondfisch
Poisson-lune
Pez luna
Pesce luna
The tropical Atlantic
The temperate Atlantic
The tropical Pacific
The Red Sea
The Indian Ocean
The Mediterranean
Environment and movement of the diurnal species
  • The species is generally found in the open sea.
  • The species is generally seen moving in its environment.
  • The species can be found between 0 and 480 Meters.
  • Rare species.
  • General behaviour of the species
  • Species generally solitary
  • The animal is fearful of the diver
  • General characteristics of the species
  • Maximum size : 330 cm
  • Maximum age known : 10 year(s)
  • The animal is a hunter high in the food chain.
  • Diet : Jellyfish - Cephalopods - Fishes
  • Relationship with humans
  • The species can be eaten but is of no particular culinary interest
  • The species is exploited in the following sector(s) :
    - Chemistry/pharmacy.

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