Ocean sunfish beaches in the Netherlands


This is an ocean sunfish video.

Dutch radio station Unity FM reports, that this Monday 26 December 2011, an ocean sunfish beached on Schouwen island. By now, it is in Naturalis museum in leiden.

This mainly tropical fish is rare in the cold North Sea.

Update: here.

Investigation of the beached sunfish: here.

In July 2010, Tazuko Abe from Hokkaido University found albatrosses cleaning a school of ocean sunfish, basking at the surface of the western Pacific Ocean: here.

VietNamNet Bridge – The ocean sunfish which was netted by a fisherman in the central province of Nghe An on April 9, has been given to the Vietnam Museum of Nature: here.

Something sounds fishy. The first noises possibly made by deep-water fish have been recorded: here.

Deep Ocean Life Lives Off Waste: here.

The 75 most colourful aquarium fish: here.

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