Christian Ray was identified September 17, 2014 by Ryan Leinbach and about 3.5 feet across.
When first seen, Christian Ray was trailing ~30 feet of fishing line around her fin and three hooks with weights. Ryan was able to remove everything but a large olua hook. She was shy at first but stayed around for the entanglement.
She is named after fellow Manta Ray Advocate and former volunteer Christian Class from Canada.
DESCRIPTION OF MARKINGS
Christian Ray has multiple small dots and 1x large one in the middle of her ventral side.
September 17, 2014
SIZE OF WINGSPAN
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