Ocean Sunfish: Largest bony fish in the world

A diver swims near an Ocean sunfish or Mola

The Ocean Sunfish or Mola is the largest and heaviest bony fish in the world, reaching 14 feet vertically and 10 feet horizontally and weighing nearly 1,000 kgs. They have a dorsal fin that often gets mistaken for a shark fin when they swim near the top of warm, tropical oceans.

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