Mola Mola Dive Season in Bali, The perfect time to see Mola-Mola ( Sunfish ) in Bali. The Mola-Mola fish is one of the marvels of the sea around Bali. This giant fish weighing 1000 kg is the heaviest bony fish ever found. These huge, mysterious fishes live around Bali all year round, the best time to see is from July to October in Nusa Penida.
If you are vacationing in Nusa Penida Bali do not miss the opportunity to meet the magical fish of Nusa Penida sea inhabitant that is Mola-Mola fish. The wonder of this giant sea is an incredible sight. It is advisable to spend 3 days around Nusa Penida to have more experience with this giant fish.
This Mola-Mola fish can be found when diving in Nusa Penida. You can highlight the unique Mola-Mola fish in the August to October season. The Mola-Mola fish becomes Nusa Penida’s sea icon, with its unique shape having large heads with witty eyes and two looms that look without tail. Giant Fish Mola-Mola weighs about 1-2.5 tons and about 3-4 meters long, while the new Mola-Mola fish hatched approximately 2.5 cm in size. Mola-Mola fish has a unique swim wiggling way, sometimes occasionally swimming by reversing the sides of his body.
Mola-Mola fish can not withstand cold temperatures, so at night this fish can dive with a depth of 600 meters and in the morning is the time for Mola-Mola fish to sunbathe the sea surface, which is why he was nicknamed by the name of Sunfish. Mola-Mola fish can survive in tropical temperatures and warm temperatures, if temperatures below 12 degrees Celsius then this fish can die.
This massive sea-boneless Mola-Mola fish is not as dangerous as any other marine predator fish, the staple food of these fish is just a jellyfish. Mola-Mola is famous for its high curiosity fish. This fish is very close to humans especially the Snorkeling and Diving. The divers can capture the moment by by posing with the Mola-Mola fish. The Mola-Mola fish are already endangered species, as victims of accidents in sea water traffic, become victims of collisions from large ships and often caught in ship’s propellers. The motion was so slow that it could not escape the speed of the ship. But in Bali Mola-Mola fish including animals that are protected mainly in Nusa Penida, Mola-Mola fish only as a tourist attraction of divers and allowed to live in their habitat.