Surprise sunfish species washes up on California shores

The ocean delivered an amazing surprise gift this past week in the form of a giant ocean sunfish species new to California waters, Mola tecta. How did this specimen get here? Did it bring friends or travel alone? Is this the first time it’s been here? Was it always...

Bali 2015

Bali 2015 June 2015 found the mola team in beautiful Bali, Indonesia again working with the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) to run a Biotelemetry and Satellite Tagging training workshop. The workshop was funded by a National Geographic Conservation Trust grant with...

Galapagos 2011

Fall 2011 – Another successful tagging expedition! Tag team from left to right:Alex Hearn, Tierney Thys, Kevin Weng, Cesar Penaherrara Just returned from Isabela Island in the northwest region of the famed Galapagos archipelago where we tagged 5 gorgeous healthy...