Learn more about molas and link to a list of dozens of common names for this ocean sunfish around the globe.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium, a supporter of the ocean sunfish tagging project, currently has a mola in residence as part of its "Outer Bay Life" exhibit.
Mike Johnson Marine Natural History Photography
View a gallery of mola photographs and two videos of them swimming on this website. To assist with mola research, readers may report sightings via this site.
Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute
This organization supports and participates in mola research.
The Australian Museum Online
Learn about a 3,000-pound (1,400-kilogram) mola that was examined by the museum's staff in 1998.
Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation
In addition to supporting mola research, this foundation funds scientists whose work furthers the Lindberghs' vision of a balance between technological advancement and environmental preservation.
Sea Studios Foundation
The mola is a featured species in "The Shape of Life," an eight-part PBS series produced by the foundation.
Learn about a mola tracking project in southern California.
National Geographic News
In an installment of the Earthpulse series, Tierney Thys comments on the amazing growth capacity of this gentle and curious fish.