A manta ray banks over a shoal of fish www.flowcheck.es Taller de equipos de buceo #buceo #scuba #dive

A manta ray banks over a shoal of fish www.flowcheck.es Taller de equipos de buceo #buceo #scuba #dive

A diver swims in the shadow of a 16-feet wide manta ray. Diver and professional photographer Franco Banfi snapped this in the water off the coast of the Socorro and San Benedicto Islands in the Pacific OceanPicture - I always had trouble imagining the scale of these.

A diver swims in the shadow of a 16-feet wide manta ray. Diver and professional photographer Franco Banfi snapped this in the water off the coast of the Socorro and San Benedicto Islands in the Pacific OceanPicture - I always had trouble imagining the scale of these.

Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari. One of the largest eagle rays, it sometimes exceeds 10 feet (3 metres) in width, and can weigh 400 to 500 lbs (181 to 227 kg). Found in the tropical zones of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans

Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari. One of the largest eagle rays, it sometimes exceeds 10 feet (3 metres) in width, and can weigh 400 to 500 lbs (181 to 227 kg). Found in the tropical zones of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans

50 Shades of Ray: A large school of mobula rays fades into the waters of Baja, Mexico. “The rays were moving quite fast and it was hard enough keeping up with them from the surface, let alone diving down to take a closer look,” writes photographer Eduardo Lopez Negrete. Mobula rays are often referred to as flying rays due to their fondness for breaching.  http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/mobula-rays-mexico-underwater/ #Photography #Rays

50 Shades of Ray: A large school of mobula rays fades into the waters of Baja, Mexico. “The rays were moving quite fast and it was hard enough keeping up with them from the surface, let alone diving down to take a closer look,” writes photographer Eduardo Lopez Negrete. Mobula rays are often referred to as flying rays due to their fondness for breaching. http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/mobula-rays-mexico-underwater/ #Photography #Rays

Giant Manta Ray My beautiful friends roll backward so enthusiastically in pursuit of food, that one cannot avoid rubbing their bellies no matter how hard you try to keep from touching them because they will follow you all the way to the surface.  They are so much bigger than you would ever expect.

Giant Manta Ray My beautiful friends roll backward so enthusiastically in pursuit of food, that one cannot avoid rubbing their bellies no matter how hard you try to keep from touching them because they will follow you all the way to the surface. They are so much bigger than you would ever expect.

Manta Ray leaping 9 feet in the air off the coast of Costa Rica, Central America // photo by Roland Seitre Solent. 2010 -- click photo for article

Manta Ray leaping 9 feet in the air off the coast of Costa Rica, Central America // photo by Roland Seitre Solent. 2010 -- click photo for article

The larger species of manta ray, Manta birostris, can grow to a width of more than 20 feet and can weigh more than a tonne #underwater #sealife

The larger species of manta ray, Manta birostris, can grow to a width of more than 20 feet and can weigh more than a tonne #underwater #sealife

Caribbean Sea Animal Life | ... of Atlantic Manta Ray, Little Cayman Island, Caribbean Sea Animal Art

Caribbean Sea Animal Life | ... of Atlantic Manta Ray, Little Cayman Island, Caribbean Sea Animal Art

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