The ocean sunfish or common mola (Mola mola) is the heaviest known bony fish in the world. Adults typically weigh between 247 and 1,000 kg (545–2,205 lb). The species is native to tropical and temperate waters around the globe. It resembles a fish head with a tail, and its main body is flattened laterally.
There are a lot of water-dwellers that are sure to impress you with their sheer level of weirdness. So, without further ado, here are six of the weirdest fish in the world and what makes them worth mentioning: Seahorse. We’ll start this list with the seahorse which have the genus name Hippocampus.
Macropinna microstoma is the only species of fish in the genus Macropinna, belonging to the Opisthoproctidae, the barreleye family. It is recognized for a highly unusual transparent, fluid-filled dome on its head, through which the lenses of its eyes can be seen.
10 fish weirder than the fish in the 10 weirdest fish in the world list Posted on December 18, 2013 by Guest Writer Sarah Keartes is a science blogger studying marine biology and journalism at the University of Oregon.