Boo-Boo Ray

Boo-Boo Ray was identified on August 31, 2006 at Manta Village by Cynthia Hankins. She was a pup and approximately 4 feet wide but has grown to 8-9 feet.

Boo-Boo Ray is a rare visitor but when she shows up everyone is impressed with her size, beauty and grace.

SPECIES

Mobula Alfredi (reef)

GENDER

Female

WINGSPAN

8-9 feet

MARKINGS

4x dots and 2x strokes

IDENTIFIED BY

Cynthia Hankins

IDENTIFICATION DATE

08/31/2006

Boo-Boo Ray'S MARKINGS

Boo-Boo Ray has 4x dots and 2x strokes that stand out on her spot pattern.

Boo-Boo Ray's Injuries/scarring

The tip of her wing is rolled from propeller damage.

How was Boo-Boo Ray Named?

Her name will always remind Cynthia that she got a boo-boo during the night dive when she exited the rough shoreline along the Keauhou dive site.

IMAGES OF Boo-Boo Ray

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Boo-Boo Ray in 2018

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Boo-Boo Ray in 2018

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Boo-Boo Ray's wing tip was injured by a tourist boat propeller.

Boo-Boo Ray's wing tip was injured by a tourist boat propeller.

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Boo-Boo Ray in 2018
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Boo-Boo Ray's wing tip was injured by a tourist boat propeller.
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1 Comment

  1. Margaret Barlocker

    I first met Boo-boo ray in December 2006 on my very first Manta dive with Sunlight on Water boat.

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