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Mark Ray
image from video by Keller Laros 2009/10/02
Number: 168
Name: Mark Ray
Sex: Male
Current Size: ~7'
Last Sighting: October 2, 2009
First Size: ~7'
First Sighting: October 2, 2009
Mark was first seen on a night dive at Garden Eel Cove. He was outside the divers and the circle of lights. He made several passes very close to Keller and seemed either unafraid or reckless. When first seen, Mark was an adolescent male approximately 7 feet across and is named after a wonderful Manta Pacific Research Foundation supporter, Mark Kuhr.