Data about <i>Mola mola</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
latitude min
Additional detail -38.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 59.79 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
longitude min
Additional detail -166 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 161.25 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail Warm and temperate zones of all oceans. Eastern Pacific: British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 2850) to Peru and Chile (Ref. 5530). Western Pacific: Japan to Australia (Ref. 86345). Eastern Atlantic: Scandinavia to South Africa (occasionally western Baltic, Mediterranean). Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada (Ref. 7251) to Argentina (Ref. 36453). FishBase  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
body mass max
Additional detail 2,300.0 kg FishBase  
body length (CMO)
Additional detail 3.33 m male or unsexed FishBase  
weight
Additional detail 1,265.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coral reef
  • coral reef
    Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000150
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuarine biome
  • estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail kelp forest Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean current
  • ocean current
    The region occupied by any more or less continuous, directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans. Ocean Currents are rivers of hot or cold water within the ocean. The currents are generated from the forces acting upon the water like the earth's rotation, the wind, the temperature and salinity differences and the gravitation of the moon. The depth contours, the shoreline and other movements influence the direction and strength of the movements of water that forms a given current.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000147
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail saline water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail thermocline
  • thermocline
    A layer within a water body where the temperature changes rapidly with depth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002269
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail oceanic pelagic zone biome
  • oceanic pelagic zone biome
    The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column offshore, beyond a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000033
FishBase  
Additional detail sea water environment FishBase  
Additional detail sea water environment FishBase  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail California Sea Lion GloBI  
Additional detail Eared Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Molas GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Sunfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Lions GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Aurelia GloBI  
Additional detail Moon Jellyfish GloBI  
Additional detail Ulmaridae GloBI  
  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
has parasite
Additional detail Accacladium GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium alveolatum GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium alveolatum GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium macrocotyle GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium nigroflavum GloBI  
Additional detail Accacladocoelium petasiporum GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoeliidae GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoeliidae GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoeliidae GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoeliinae GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoelium GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoelium GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoelium contortum GloBI  
Additional detail Accacoelium contortum GloBI  
Additional detail Allonematobothriini GloBI  
Additional detail Anchistrocephalus GloBI  
Additional detail Anchistrocephalus GloBI  
Additional detail Anchistrocephalus microcephalus GloBI  
Additional detail Anchistrocephalus microcephalus GloBI  
Additional detail Ascarididae GloBI  
Additional detail Ascaris GloBI  
Additional detail Capsala GloBI  
Additional detail Capsala GloBI  
Additional detail Capsala martinieri GloBI  
Additional detail Capsala martinieri GloBI  
Additional detail Capsalidae GloBI  
Additional detail Capsalidae GloBI  
Additional detail Crepidobothrium GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoidae GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoidae GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoinae GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoini GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoon GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoon molae GloBI  
Additional detail Didymozoon taenioides GloBI  
Additional detail Dihemistephanus GloBI  
Additional detail Dihemistephanus lydiae GloBI  
Additional detail Fistulicola GloBI  
Additional detail Fistulicola plicatus GloBI  
Additional detail Floriceps GloBI  
Additional detail Floriceps saccatus GloBI  
Additional detail Gonapodasmiinae GloBI  
Additional detail Gonapodasmiini GloBI  
Additional detail Gonapodasmius GloBI  
Additional detail Gonapodasmius squamata GloBI  
Additional detail Gymnorhynchidae GloBI  
Additional detail Gymnorhynchidae GloBI  
Additional detail Gymnorhynchus GloBI  
Additional detail Hemiuroidea GloBI  
Additional detail Hemiuroidea GloBI  
Additional detail Koellikeria GloBI  
Additional detail Koellikeria benedenii GloBI  
Additional detail Lacistorhynchidae GloBI  
Additional detail Lepeoptheirus GloBI  
Additional detail Lepeoptheirus ornatus GloBI  
Additional detail Lepocreadiidae GloBI  
Additional detail Molicola GloBI  
Additional detail Molicola GloBI  
Additional detail Molicola horridus GloBI  
Additional detail Molicola horridus GloBI  
Additional detail Nematobibothrioides GloBI  
Additional detail Nematobibothrioides histoidii GloBI  
Additional detail Nematobothriinae GloBI  
Additional detail Nematobothrium GloBI  
Additional detail Nematobothrium molae GloBI  
Additional detail Odhnerium GloBI  
Additional detail Odhnerium calyptocotyle GloBI  
Additional detail Odhnerium calyptrocotyle GloBI  
Additional detail Paralinstowia semoni GloBI  
Additional detail Proteocephalidae GloBI  
Additional detail Proteocephalinae GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchopharynx GloBI  
Additional detail Rhynchopharynx paradoxa GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Lice GloBI  
Additional detail Tetrarhynchus GloBI  
Additional detail Triaenophoridae GloBI  
Additional detail Triaenophoridae GloBI  
Additional detail Triaenophoridae GloBI  
Additional detail Tristomella GloBI  
Additional detail Tristomella grimaldii GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Chrysaora GloBI  
Additional detail Molas GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Sunfish GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Sunfish GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Sunfishes GloBI  
Additional detail Pelagiidae GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Nettle GloBI  
water depth min
Additional detail 30 m FishBase  
max Additional detail 2,450 m OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 480 m FishBase  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.12 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.29 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature min
Additional detail 3.13 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 26.83 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.56 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 25.1 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.045 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.61 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.08 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.6 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation min
Additional detail 64.73 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 104.63 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail Cirolana GloBI  
Additional detail Cirolana harfordi GloBI  
Additional detail Cormorants GloBI  
Additional detail Cormorants GloBI  
Additional detail Cymothooidea GloBI  
Additional detail Dolphins, Killer Whales, Pilot Whales, and Relatives GloBI  
Additional detail Double-crested Cormorant GloBI  
Additional detail Eared Seals GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Northerns Sea Lions GloBI  
Additional detail Pill Bug GloBI  
Additional detail Steller's Sea Lion GloBI  
water salinity min
Additional detail 30.38 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.51 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 300,000,000.0 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Mola mola</i>
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail extinct
  • extinct
    A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A taxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
The Paleobiology Database  

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