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Wing Ray
Images from video by Jim Wing
Number: 92
Name: Wing Ray
Sex: Female
Current Size: 4'
Last Sighting: September 2005
First Size: 4'
First Sighting: April 4, 2005

Wing RayWing Ray is a young female first photographed by James L. Wing on 4 April 2005. She is about 4 ft. across and is often found feeding in the lighted, shallow water area in front of the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa (formerly the Kona Surf Resort). Not yet accustomed to the presence of divers and snorkelers, she is easily startled by the touch of bubbles and the movement of swimmers. From the surface, she appears more grey in shading than most of the other mantas that have been documented.



Wing Ray



Image from video by Keller Laros