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Black Manta Black Manta refers to those individuals that have black coloured belly with spots of white.  This is the opposite of the more common Chevron Manta (white bellied).  The white spots on their bellies can be used to identify different individuals. Giant Manta Ray,Giant Oceanic Manta Ray,Manta Ray,Mexico,Mobula Ray,Mobula birostris,Socorro Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black Manta

Black Manta refers to those individuals that have black coloured belly with spots of white. This is the opposite of the more common Chevron Manta (white bellied). The white spots on their bellies can be used to identify different individuals.

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  1. Great shot Albert.
    Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks again, Paul for your kind words appreciation :) Posted 24 days ago
  2. Absolutely beautiful. My favourite Ray. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks again, englishindiangirl and yes indeed, they are the favourite of many scuba divers too :D Posted 24 days ago

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The giant oceanic manta ray is a species of ray in the family Mobulidae, and the largest type of ray in the world. They are circumglobal and are typically found in tropical and subtropical waters, but can also be found in temperate waters.

Similar species: Stingrays And Eagle Rays
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded May 29, 2020. Captured Apr 14, 2019 22:11.
  • TG-5
  • f/2.8
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 4.5mm