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The Ocean sunfish (Mola mola - mola is Latin for “millstone”), is the heaviest known bony fish in the world 

(LINNAEUS - 1758).

This kind of Sweetlips is the most frequently seen here in the Red Sea.  Through their striking coloration, they are very easy to recognize. They grow up to 45cm long and live at depths of ...


News at the Red Sea, Vol. 6
Humphead Parrotfish, Büffelkopf - Papageifisch (Bolbometapon muricatum)

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus):
The whale shark is the largest shark and the biggest fish. It is NOT a whale. It has a huge ...

The Steepheaded parrotfish is to be recognized by his look and his size very simply. With a blue and becomes green reason colour he is however less splendidly coloured as some other parrotfish. He can become big up to 75cm. Parrotfish like to live in ...

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