In 1984 Nola Jacobs, the wife of the Mana Island farm manager, found a sunfish washed ashore on the eastern side of the island. It was 2.33 metres long and 1.45 metres wide. These fish have a distinctive small mouth, and feed on jellyfish and salps.
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