Rare Ocean Sunfish discovered for the first time in Pakistan’s waters

BALOCHISTAN: An extremely rare breed of fish called the Ocean Sunfish was found by fishermen in Pakistan’s waters for the first time. The fishermen released it back into the sea upon realising the special rarity and uniqueness of the breed.

According to WWF Pakistan, it was caught in a net by fishermen in Ormara town in Gwadar District of Balochistan.

The fish was a common ‘mola’ (Mola mola), that was seen in Pakistan’s waters for the first time ever. According to experts, it is supposed to be the heaviest known bony fish in the world.

This particular fish was measured to be about 1.8 meters in length and weighed about 450Kg. The fishermen released it back into the sea after 20 minutes.