One of our readers wrote:
“On Sunday (31st March 2013) my wife and I came across a stranded Slender Sunfish around 11:30 on Noordhoek Beach. It was alive and after putting it back into the surf it seemed to be fine and swam off.”
He sent the following images.
For more information about this beautiful and rare sunfish see
For other strandings of rare fish on Noordhoek beach see