Most fertile marine fish

Last updated: October 12, 2017 at 3:14 am

Ocean sunfish (Mola mola) – A 1.4-m (4.5-ft) female was found with an estimated 300 million eggs in her single ovary. The ocean sunfish is also the world’s largest bony fish.

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