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Photo by Grover Jeane
Number: 20
Name: Kekoa
Sex: Male
Current Size: unknown
Last Sighting: unknown
First Size: adult
First Sighting: October 4, 1996
This ray is an adult male and was first identified on October 4, 1996 at the Kona Surf site. He has an injury from a fishing hook and line that are wrapped around his right wing. Kekoa means “courageous or brave one” in the Hawaiian language.