Image: Dr Keiichi Matsuura with a dissected Sunfish

Dr Keiichi Matsuura with a dissected Sunfish

Dr Keiichi Matsuura with a dissected Sunfish, genus Mola, at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, 2006.

Photographer:
Keiichi Matsuura
Rights:
© Keiichi Matsuura

Notes

The 1.8m long fish weighed 300kg. Note the fatty layer under the skin. The green organ is the gall bladder. The large rounded organ in the foreground is the gut.

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