Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8750193, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8750193
Research Article

Tracking a Marine Ecotourism Star: Movements of the Short Ocean Sunfish Mola ramsayi in Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

1California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
2Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
3Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062-1346, USA
4Conservation International, Jalan Dr. Muwardi, No. 17, Bali 80235, Indonesia
5Hasanuddin University, Makassar, South Sulawesi 90245, Indonesia

Received 16 May 2016; Accepted 13 July 2016

Academic Editor: Robert A. Patzner

Copyright © 2016 Tierney Thys et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. D. Welly, I. P. Primaoktasa, D. Putra, and M. J. Tatas, “Profil wisata bahari Nusa Penida, Kabupaten Klungkung, Propinsi Bali,” Report for the Coral Triangle Center, Coral Triangle Center (CTC), Sanur, Indonesia, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  2. N. S. Ningsih, N. Rakhmaputeri, and A. B. Harto, “Upwelling variability along the southern coast of Bali and in Nusa Tenggara waters,” Ocean Science Journal, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 49–57, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. N. Konow, R. Fitzpatrick, and A. Barnett, “Adult emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) clean Giant sunfishes (Mola mola) at Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia,” Coral Reefs, vol. 25, no. 2, p. 208, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. I. H. Putra, E. Indrayanti, and M. Zainuri, “Variabilitas suhu dan kecepatan arus terhadup keberadaan ikan matahari (Mola ramsayi) di perairran kepulauan Nusa Penida,” Jurnal Oseanografi, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 545–555 (Italian), 2015 (Indonesian).
  5. N. D. Phillips, C. Harrod, A. R. Gates, T. M. Thys, and J. D. R. Houghton, “Seeking the sun in deep, dark places: mesopelagic sightings of ocean sunfishes (Molidae),” Journal of Fish Biology, vol. 87, no. 4, pp. 1118–1126, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. T. M. Thys, J. P. Ryan, H. Dewar et al., “Ecology of the Ocean Sunfish, Mola mola, in the southern California Current System,” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 471, pp. 64–76, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. E. C. Pope, G. C. Hays, T. M. Thys et al., “The biology and ecology of the ocean sunfish Mola mola: a review of current knowledge and future research perspectives,” Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 471–487, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. K. Matsuura, “Molidae: molas (ocean sunfishes, headfishes),” in FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes: The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic Bony Fishes. Part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae) Sea Turtles and Marine Mammals, K. E. Carpenter, Ed., vol. 3, pp. 2014–2015, FAO, Tokyo, Japan, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  9. H. Dewar, T. Thys, S. L. H. Teo et al., “Satellite tracking the world's largest jelly predator, the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, in the Western Pacific,” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 393, no. 1-2, pp. 32–42, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. I. F. Potter and W. H. Howell, “Vertical movements and behavior of the ocean sunfish,” Mola Mola in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Biology, vol. 158, no. 3, pp. 531–540, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  11. L. L. Sousa, N. Queiroz, G. Mucientes, N. E. Humphries, and D. W. Sims, “Environmental influence on the seasonal movements of satellite-tracked ocean sunfish Mola mola in the north-east Atlantic,” Animal Biotelemetry, vol. 4, article 7, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar