A Sunfish at a depth of 21 m, off Marley Point, Royal National Park (just south of Sydney), October, 2005.
The fish was hanging vertically in the water. Mados and Silver Trevallies were cleaning the fish by eating parasitic copepods of its body.
Last Updated: 7 June 2012
A Slender Sunfish Ranzania laevis larva View full size
Chris Kenaley © Museum of Comparative Zoology
A Southern Ocean Sunfish on the surface View full size
B. & J. Carter © B. & J. Carter
Ocean Sunfish viewed from above View full size
Paul Ovenden © Australian Museum
WiFi is available throughout the Museum
+61 (0)2 9320 6000
6 College St Sydney,
NSW 2010 Australia
Become a Member for free admission, a quarterly magazine and more.
Subscribe to our newsletters for the latest events, offers and information.