Meet Darth Ray-der, the not so typical Star Wars celebrity as you might think of. This beautiful manta was identified by Ryan Leinbach on June 30, 2012 along the Kona Coast of Hawaii.
We named him for our always burst-out-in-laughter and fun-seeking dive master and dear friend Christian Redman aka “Flipper”.
DESCRIPTION OF MARKINGS
Just like his namesake, notice Darth Ray-der’s markings look like a light-saber that he always keeps close to his chest.
June 30, 2012
SIZE OF WINGSPAN
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