Worldwide there are four species of sunfishes, in three genera, Mola, Masturus and Ranzania. Australia is home to all four. Adult sunfishes are distinctive fishes that lack a true tail and have tall dorsal and anal fins positioned at the rear of the body. The larvae look surprisingly different to adults.

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Sunfishes Images

A collection of images from our fish community.