Giant Sunfish Washed Up On California Beach

Stumbling upon a 7-foot-long sunfish while walking on a beach is already pretty surprising.

But what researchers initially thought was a common type of sunfish turned out to be much rarer — a newly discovered species thought to make its home almost entirely in the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere. This was in Santa Barbara, Calif. — much farther north than anyone expected to find it.

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