Kainoa Kai Ray

Kainoa Kai was first seen on the manta night dive at Manta Heaven on March 29, 2014 and identified by Ryan Leinbach. She was about 4-5 feet across. Her right cephalic is damaged.

Kainoa Kai was curious but stayed on the outside of the light circle for most of the evening feeding.

 

SPECIES

Mobula Alfredi (reef)

GENDER

Female

WINGSPAN

8-9 feet

MARKINGS

heart shape, 4 brush strokes, 3 dots

IDENTIFIED BY

Ryan Leinbach

IDENTIFICATION DATE

03/29/2014

Kainoa Kai Ray'S MARKINGS

Kainoa Kai Ray has a heart shape marking, 4x brush strokes and 3x dots.

How was Kainoa Kai Ray Named?

She is named after Stevie Kai and Briggs Kainoa Muensterman. Their dad David is an ocean  enthusiast and worked on the manta swims for several years.

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