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Photo by Cynthia Hankins 2006/08/31
Number: 107
Name: BooBoo
Sex: Female
Current Size: 4'
Last Sighting: March 6, 2013
First Size: 4'
First Sighting: August 31, 2006
image by Kim Capson 2013/03/06

Cynthia received a BooBoo the night she first saw this new young manta at Keauhou. The waves came up and made it difficult to exit the water onto the sharp lava rocks on shore. BooBoo will forever remind us all what the diving conditions at Keauhou can be like.

The more recent image at left by Kim shows a close up of BooBoo's spots and a good glimpse at her gill plates.