Christian Ray

Christian Ray was identified September 17, 2014 by Ryan Leinbach at 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.

SPECIES

Mobula Alfredi (reef)

GENDER

Female

WINGSPAN

5-6 feet

MARKINGS

multiple small dots, one large dot in the middle

IDENTIFIED BY

Ryan Leinbach

IDENTIFICATION DATE

09/17/2014

Christian Ray'S MARKINGS

Christian Ray has multiple small dots and 1x large one in the middle of her ventral side.

How was Christian Ray Named?

She is named after fellow Manta Ray Advocate and former volunteer Christian Class from Canada.

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