COMMON NAME: Manta Rays

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mobulidae sp.

FAMILY: Myliobatidae

LENTGH: 1-8m

  • Mobulidae (manta rays and devilfishes) are a family
    of rays consisting mostly of large pelagic species

  • Cartilaginous fishes, distinguished by their flattened bodies, enlarged pectoral fins that are fused to the head, and gill slits that are placed on their ventral surfaces

  • Manta rays do not have a stinger or barb on their tail, while most Stingrays do