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Zach-a-ray
Image from Video by Keller Laros
Number: 87
Name: Zach-a-ray
Sex: Male
Current Size: 6 feet
Last Sighting: Nov 2004
First Size: 6 feet
First Sighting: Nov 1, 2004
   
   
   

Zach-a-ray was first sighted at Garden Eel Cove on November 1, 2004. He was very shy and only made a few passes outside the divers circle of lights. His claspers were very small suggesting his youth. His left cephalic fin was damaged folding back and down. It seemed useless. He was approximately 6 feet across his wings. Zach-a-ray is named for Zach Scott, son of Captain Danny Scott.

Here is a 2nd photo of Zach-a-ray:
Zach-a-ray