The giant fish was freed from the net and let loose in the ocean. A massive sunfish estimated to weigh more than 4,000 pounds was freed from a fishing net off the Mediterranean coast of Ceuta earlier this month thanks to the work of marine biologists.What is this giant sunfish being hoisted aboard a vessel?
Rare footage captured off Africa’s north coast shows an estimated 4,000-pound sunfish, or moonfish, being hoisted aboard a vessel during a successful entanglement rescue. The sunfish, believed to be a Mola alexandrini, became trapped in a net used to catch tuna off Cueta, a Spanish enclave in Africa. The footage was captured on October 4.What is the name of the sunfish caught in a net?
The sunfish, believed to be a Mola alexandrini, became trapped in a net used to catch tuna off Cueta, a Spanish enclave in Africa. The footage was captured on October 4.How big was the giant sunfish caught on the Titanic?
“Based off its corpulence and compared with other catches, it must’ve weighed around 2 tonnes (4,409 lb),” he said. Researchers said the fish measured 10.5 feet in length and 9.5 feet wide. The sunfish is believed to be a species of sunfish known as Mola alexandrine.