About Manta Rays
How Can You Tell Individual Manta Rays Apart?

How Can You Tell Individual Manta Rays Apart?

For most visitors, all manta rays look alike. For the trained eye, however, there are several ways to tell which manta rays we’re observing; over thirty years of experience now makes it possible for us to recognise most of the local gentle giants without too...

Do Mantas Interact with other Sea Life?

Do Mantas Interact with other Sea Life?

“Are manta rays aggressive?” and “Do manta rays interact with other sea life?” belong to the most frequently asked questions we get during preparation for the manta swim. Mantas do not have teeth, a stinger, or a barb. Their defense from predators is to...

Where to See Manta Rays in Aquariums

Where to See Manta Rays in Aquariums

“Have you ever seen a manta ray before?” is one of the first questions we like to ask participants at our manta experience. Most often the answer is YES: “at Sea World”, “in the Maui Aquarium”, “at Monterey Bay” or “on TV 🙂 ”. With many rays in the ocean like the...

Are Manta Rays Territorial?

Are Manta Rays Territorial?

“Do we see the same manta rays all the time?” is one of the most frequently asked questions we get during our briefing time for the manta swim. Mantas are still mysterious creatures and not much is known about their movements as they are constantly swimming (i.e....

Manta Rays vs Stingrays

Manta Rays vs Stingrays

“Isn’t that what killed Steve Irwin?” Before the manta activity starts, that is one of the most frequently asked questions we get about manta rays vs stingrays. The answer is: “No, he was not killed by a manta ray!” Steve Irwin died in 2006 after he accidentally...

How do manta rays give birth?

How do manta rays give birth?

Wishing you a Happy Sunday as we celebrate all mothers around the world today! Not only do moms bring us into this realm but most of the time, they also face extreme hardships to make us who we are today. There is no measurement of your mother’s significance and...

Do Mantas Feel Pain?

Do Mantas Feel Pain?

Today we will dive a bit deeper into the healing powers of mantas and the question of whether they can feel pain. We were able to track two mantas that recovered from deep wounds caused by fishing line/hooks and it was interesting to learn how long it took for the...

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