Image: Parasites of an Ocean Sunfish

Parasites of an Ocean Sunfish

Numerous internal and external parasites were found in this Ocean Sunfish specimen. These sea lice Lepeophtheirus nordmanni are on the fish's tongue.

Photographer:
Kerryn Parkinson
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Parasites, Ocean Sunfish, Mola mola, Molidae,