Seeking the sun in deep, dark places: mesopelagic sightings of ocean sunfishes (Molidae)

N. D. Phillips, C. Harrod, A. R. Gates, T. M. Thys, J. D. R. Houghton

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Abstract

Evidence is presented from publicly available remotely operated vehicle (ROV) footage that suggests deep-water ranging in ocean sunfishes (family Molidae) is more common than typically thought, including a new maximum depth recorded for the southern sunfish Mola ramsayi.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1118-1126
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Volume87
Early online date16 Sep 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015

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