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Slender sunfish

Ranzania laevis

School of sunfish approx 60 beaching themselves on beach , they hung around for about an hour then all swam away

Weight 3.000kg
Depth 1m
Ranzania laevis

About this species

Slender sunfish are the smallest member in the family Molidae. Although rarely seen in coastal waters, large shoals occasionally strand themselves along the southwest coast. Read more…

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