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Photos by Linda and Dom of Dive & Surf 2004/05/13
Number: 75
Name: Fran
Sex: Female
Current Size: unknown
Last Sighting: unknown
First Size: unknown
First Sighting: July 11, 2003

FranFran is a large female ray first seen at the Kailua Pier by Jeff Leicher in July of 2003. He named her after his mother, Fran Leicher. Subsequently, Linda and Dom of Dive&Surf spotted Fran off the Kona Coast on May 13, 2004 and took these excellent photos during the Kona Classic Photo contest.