Ke’kai’malu Ray

Ke’kai’malu was identified on October 15, 2011 at Manta Heaven by Martina Wing.

He was shy at first and stayed on the outskirts, then soon he made his way to the “high traffic area” (with 9 other mantas) and checked on the food close to the bubbles and lights.

SPECIES

Mobula Alfredi (reef)

GENDER

Male

WINGSPAN

5-6 feet

MARKINGS

Marking looks like a Halloween ghost

IDENTIFIED BY

Martina Wing

IDENTIFICATION DATE

10/15/2011

Ke’kai’malu Ray'S MARKINGS

Ke'Kai'Malu has a Halloween ghost on his underside.

How was Ke’kai’malu Ray Named?

His name was inspired by Andrew Osoro and the Hawaiian meaning is “Peaceful Ocean”, which is a beautiful reference to this magnificent angle-like creature.

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