ocean sunfish, Mola mola, being cleaned by emperor angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator, schooling bannerfish, Heniochus diphreutes, Pura Ped, Nusa Penida, near Bali, Indonesia, The fish is the largest of the puffer family (molidae) and can reach weights over 2 tons. The come to the Bali and Nusas Lembongan-Penida area to be cleaned by bannerfish (Heniochus) and other cleeaners and possibly mate. Mola expert marine biologist Tierney Thys is currently studying this tropical population and temperate populations worldwide.


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Image ID: 0065056-TRO

ocean sunfish, Mola mola, being cleaned by emperor angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator, schooling bannerfish, Heniochus diphreutes, Pura Ped, Nusa Penida, near Bali, Indonesia, The fish is the largest of the puffer family (molidae) and can reach weights over 2 tons. The come to the Bali and Nusas Lembongan-Penida area to be cleaned by bannerfish (Heniochus) and other cleeaners and possibly mate. Mola expert marine biologist Tierney Thys is currently studying this tropical population and temperate populations worldwide.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Tim Rock

Image dimensions: 3000x4000