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image by David Marchand 2018/03/25
Number: 273
Name: Lisa-Ann
Sex: Female
Current Size: ~15'
Last Sighting: March 25, 2018
First Size: ~15'
First Sighting: March 25, 2018
We dove at Pawai Washrock site on March 25th 2018 with my group of divers and at the end of the dive as we were ascending for a safety stop a black silhouette appeared out of the blue. She came to us and swam right over my head. She was about 15 ft across and I didn’t see any claspers. It was a pelagic manta ray mostly black and she had a huge centered white mark on her belly. I would like to name her Lisa-Ann ray in honor of Jerry’s wife who passed away recently. She was an ocean lover and she dedicated most of her life to scuba diving.