Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sunfish in Cahersiveen but no Sun at the moment

Here is a Sunfish snapped at Dolus Head near Cahersiveen.
Sunfish are native to temperate and tropical waters. They swim at depths of up to 600m and can get up to 1000 kg in weight. This one was more like 50 kg and was just hanging out on the surface.
Photo taken from boat by Paul Murphy

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