Creature ID - Midway between

Tim980

Newbie
Aug 27, 2014
1
0
41
Name
Tim
Boat
Boston Whaler Dauntless 15ft 1996
Here's a video of something that my buddy Nick and I came across halfway to Catalina Saturday. We think it might be an Orca, but it might be a mola (sunfish). It just seemed longer than a mola and black. All the other Mola I've seen have been subsurface and a bit lighter. I got a bunch of different responses on another forum and thought I'd try posting it here to see if anybody is 100% certain of what it is.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ht5e04wc7e1ozam/IMG_1312.MOV?dl=0
 
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sickcat

Silverback
Aug 5, 2003
3,536
1,556
64
LA
Name
Kerry
Boat
Yellow spot
Really hard to tell what it is from that video but it is not an Orca or Mola.
 
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Bottom Line

Village idiot
Jul 9, 2006
6,605
2,035
Warner Springs
Name
Steve
Boat
Invader CC - Bottom Line
The way the fin is flopping back & forth makes me think mola.
 
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nefarious235

I Should Upgrade My Account
Aug 1, 2008
2,436
2,253
Proudly American
Name
Dan
Boat
canoe & plastic flotsam
Egocentric Curmudgeon
 
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kindafishy

I Post A Lot But I Can't Edit This
Jul 21, 2010
4,294
2,036
hemet/ca/riverside
Name
SCOTT
Boat
bayliner cierra express 2452 "RYLEE'S WAVE RYDER"
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MikeyLikesIt

did you say FISHING ???
Feb 24, 2003
10,295
4,035
East-a-La-Mesa, baby!
Name
starts with an "M".....
Boat
#1 boat scrubber - Team Madrugador
Bigfoot......or a damn sealion.
 
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Tvdan

Captain
Sep 11, 2004
1,886
1,528
Long Beach
www.sport-fishing.com
Name
Dan Hernandez
Boat
Mi Sueno
sunfish
 
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nefarious235

I Should Upgrade My Account
Aug 1, 2008
2,436
2,253
Proudly American
Name
Dan
Boat
canoe & plastic flotsam
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c-goat

HELL BENT FOR FEATHER
May 4, 2004
4,297
402
56
santee ca.
Name
Bill
Boat
08 DEFIANCE 220 ex Sheri-Moon
Emola....
 
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