Meet Jolene Ray was first identified on May 8, 2017 by Chad Barga. She became accustomed to the lights fast and seems friendly around the snorkelers during the manta experience. Close-ups are not a problem as she loves to eat the plankton near the surface.
SPECIESMobula Alfredi (reef)
IDENTIFIED BYChad Barga
IMAGES OF Jolene Ray
DATE: 06 April 2021
Image courtesy of James Wing
Rare moment of Jolene Ray breaching the surface
Jolene Ray's spot pattern looks like Chewbacca to some people
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