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Lingcod Photos
Lingcod
Large mouth with canine teeth. Feed on fishes squid & octopus. Length to 5 feet.
species: Ophiodon elongatus
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Island Kelpfish Images
Island Kelpfish
Length to 4 inches.
species: Alloclinus holderi
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Stock photography of California Sheephead - Juvenile
California Sheephead - Juvenile
After a few years mature females will become males. Length to 3 feet.
species: Semicossyphus pulcher
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California Sheephead - Female Pictures
California Sheephead - Female
After a few years mature females will become males. Length to 3 feet.
species: Semicossyphus pulcher
photo-id: FGE-040 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Calico or Kelp Bass
Calico or Kelp Bass
Length to 28 inches Weight to over 14 lbs.
species: Paralabrax clathratus
photo-id: FGE-042 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Giant Kelpfish
Giant Kelpfish
Coloration is highly variable. Normally found in kelp plants.
species: Heterostichus rostratus
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Stock images of Cabezon on eggs
Cabezon on eggs
Feed on molluscs such as squid octopus & abalone.
species: Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
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California Sheephead - Male Stock Photography
California Sheephead - Male
After a few years mature females will become males. Length to 3 feet.
species: Semicossyphus pulcher
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Lingcod Photos
Lingcod
Large mouth with canine teeth. Feed on fishes squid & octopus. Length to 5 feet.
species: Ophiodon elongatus
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Images
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
As for predators, sea lions are commonly seen tearing their fins off leaving them unable to swim.
species: Mola mola
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Stock photography of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-002 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
The Ocean Sunfish is the heaviest known bony fish in the world.
species: Mola mola
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Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Being cleaned of parasites by Medialunas.
species: Mola mola
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Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
A Sunfish produces millions of eggs in a single spawn.
species: Mola mola
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Stock images of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola - Juveniles
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola - Juveniles
Juveniles are often found in schools while adults are more solitary.
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Stock Photography
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Sunfish often host a large number of parasites. This is a fin detail with copepod parasites and unknown invertebrate hitching a ride.
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Photos
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Diver photographing a Mola under drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Images
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
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Stock photography of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
A member of the order Tetraodontiformes, which also includes pufferfish, porcupinefish and filefish.
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Their truncated tail is called a Clavus.
species: Mola mola
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Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Hanging under drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
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Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface
Can be found at the surface apparently sunning themselves. Once in this position Seagulls will land on them to pick off parasites.
species: Mola mola
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Stock images of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-020 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola diver kiss Stock Photography
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola diver kiss
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp Photos
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Images
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
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Stock photography of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
species: Mola mola
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Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
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Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
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Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface
The Chinese translation of its academic name seems to apply, Toppled Car Fish.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-028 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-029 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface Stock Photography
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola on the surface
When swimming at the surface their large dorsal fin rises well above the surface which often causes them to be mistaken for a shark.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-033 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Drift Kelp | Jellyfish | Kelp Forest | Krill | Marine Fish | Plankton | Squid |

species represented
Alloclinus holderi, Heterostichus rostratus, Mola mola, Ophiodon elongatus, Paralabrax clathratus, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus,
Semicossyphus pulcher

keywords
Basking, Behavior, Cleaning, Copepod, Copepods, Diver, Drift Kelp, Fishes, Gamefish, Kelp Forest, Medialuna, Open Ocean,
Paddy, Parasite, Parasites, Patties, Patty, Pattys, Pelagic, Scuba Diver

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