Slender sunfish

Close-up of the head of a slender sunfish

The Slender sunfish lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range 1 - 140 m environment.

Image: A Slender Sunfish Ranzania laevis larva - Add comment Add tags A Slender Sunfish Ranzania laevis larva Description A 3 mm long Slender Sunfish larva collected in a midwater trawl net between More

As its name suggests, the Slender Sunfish is the most elongate species of sunfish. Surprisingly, it is quite a swift swimmer. More

* Slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis References - 1. ^ a b c Keiichi, Matsura & Tyler James C. (1998). Paxton, J.R. & Eschmeyer, W.N.. ed. Encyclopedia of Fishes. More

The slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis, is a mola of the family Molidae, the only member of the genus Ranzania, found globally in tropical and temperate seas. Its length is up to 1 m. More

La Paz area), and the Slender Sunfish, Ranzania laevis (height 33 percent of length, short oblique tail, thin white bars on the first half of the lower body). More

Common names

'Apahu in Hawaiian
Aflang klumpfisk in Danish (dansk)
Bot allargat in Catalan (Català)
Bucanj mali in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Dwarf sunfish in English
Fegaropsaro kolovo in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Fegaropsaro kolovo in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kleiner Mondfisch in German (Deutsch)
Kusabifugu in Japanese (日本語)
Lang Klumpfisk in Danish (dansk)
Lopar in Slovene
Lopar in Slovenian (slovenščina)
Makrillkung in Swedish (Svenska)
Makua in Hawaiian
Mindre klumpfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Mola in Maltese (Malti)
Mola in sp
Mola 'mperiali in Italian (Italiano)
mola flaca in Spanish (español)
Oblong sunfish in English
Peixe lua in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-lua in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-lua-comprido in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-roda in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce luna troncato in Italian (Italiano)
Peshk lepur in Albanian (Shqip)
Pez luna colitruncado in Spanish (español)
pez-sol in sp
Pixxiluna in Maltese (Malti)
Pixxitambur in Maltese (Malti)
Poisson-lune tronqué in French (français)
Qamar tawwali in Maltese (Malti)
Ranzania in French (français)
Ranzania in sp
Ranzania in Spanish (español)
Rompvis in Afrikaans
Schlanker Sonnenfisch in German (Deutsch)
slender in English
slender mola in English
Slender sunfish in English
Sunfish in English
Truncated sunfish in English
Trunkfish in English
Tuloglów in Polish (polski)
Uzunpervane baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Uzunpervane balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Φεγγαρόψαρο κολοβό in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Φεγγαρόψαρο κολοβό in Greek, Modern (1453)
ранцания in Russian (русский язык)
斑点长翻车鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點長翻車魨 in Mandarin Chinese
曼波(成功) in Mandarin Chinese
海虫(澎湖) in Mandarin Chinese
海蟲(澎湖) in Mandarin Chinese
蜇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
蜇魴 in Mandarin Chinese
蜇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
蜇鲂 in Mandarin Chinese
長翻車魨 in Mandarin Chinese
长翻车鲀 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Molidae
Genus : Ranzania
Species : Ranzania laevis
Authority : Pennant, 1776