Let’s meet Koie Ray. This beautiful manta ray was identified on August 17, 2001 at Manta Heaven and about 7 feet across. She is one of Kona’s staple mantas and today 12-14 feet wing tip to wing tip.
Koie Ray has no fear of being close to divers and snorkelers. She mostly feeds at Manta Heaven and will go to Manta Village when the plankton leads her there.
DESCRIPTION OF MARKINGS
Koie Ray has a very distinct W on her belly.
August 17, 2001
SIZE OF WINGSPAN
Koie Ray has been through a lot of hardship and injury.
Her left cephalic fin is missing (since June 2004). She also has scarring on her right wing from a fishing line injury (September 2004) and a shortened tail.
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