Kansas Ray

Kansas Ray was first seen on February 9, 2016 by James Wing in Kauna’oa Bay. He was a pup with 5 feet across.

SPECIES

Mobula Alfredi (reef)

GENDER

Male

WINGSPAN

7-8 feet

MARKINGS

3 long brush strokes, 1 dot above

IDENTIFIED BY

James Wing

IDENTIFICATION DATE

02/09/2016

Kansas Ray'S MARKINGS

Kansas Ray has 3x longer brush strokes with 1x dot right above.

How was Kansas Ray Named?

Kansas Ray is named after Kansas Henderson, a hotel executive at the legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. We want to acknowledge his efforts to share our knowledge about the Kona manta rays as a passionate advocate for this most beautiful, harmless creature.

Have you met Kansas Ray? Share your story!

2 Comments

  1. Daniel

    Kansas was seen again on 12/23/23

    Reply
    • Martina Wing

      Fantastic News! Thank you for reporting his sighting.

      Reply

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