Figure 2: Mola mola fish

Figure 2: The ocean sunfish Mola mola swimming over the top of a Lophelia coral reef. Sunfish appear to have at least an ephemeral association with Lophelia coral pinnacles, as they have been seen in these locations numerous times by previous researchers. Image courtesy of Brooke et al, NOAA-OE, HBOI.

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