Opah Lampris guttatus BrĂ¼nnich, 1788Synonyms: Moonfish.

Status:

A warm-blooded fish found globally in deep waters of subtropical and temperate seas.

There are 5 records in the project database.

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An Opah caught offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/12/2017). Here's an interview with the captain about the catch (video courtesy of the Sunset Marina in Ocean City). Photo by Terry Layton. (MBP list)

A 159-pound Opah caught offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (12/2/2017). Photo by Austin Ensor. (MBP list)

A 105.4-pound Opah and a Swordfish caught offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/12/2017). Photo by Scott Lenox. (MBP list)

A 159-pound Opah caught offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (12/2/2017). Photo by Austin Ensor. (MBP list)

An Opah caught offshore in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/12/2017). Photo by Scott Lenox. (MBP list)

An x-ray image of an Opah. Photographed by Sandra J. Raredon, Division of Fishes, NMNH. Photo by Smithsonian NMNH. (MBP list)


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