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Sunfish Research, 20 May 2016.

Contribute to the Mola/Ocean Sunfish project at Murdoch University, by donating side-on photos of Mola mola for research purposes. 

An ocean sunfish (Mola Mola) logged on Redmap

Please help the research of PhD Candidate Marianne Nyegaard at Murdoch University (Perth, Western Australia) by donating side-on photos of molas/ocean sunfish to:

Please include:

1) date and time the photograph was taken
2) name of the dive site, area and country
3) the depth the sunfish was seen at (approximately)

The photos will be used to identify individual sunfish based on their unique skin patterns. 

You will retain all copy rights, and the photos will not be used for anything else than research (specifically, individual identification of sunfish). The photos will be held in the MolaPhoto database at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia and will not be distributed to anyone, anywhere.

If you have any questions, please get in touch! 

And please feel free to share any sunfish stories you may have!

Check out the website:!bali-sunfish-research/cima


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