Resident manta ray

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Scientific Name:

Manta alfredi (Krefft, 1868)

Common Names:

Resident manta ray,Alfred manta,Coastal manta ray,Inshore manta ray,Manta birostris,Manta ray,Prince Alfred's ray,Prince Alfred's ray,Reef manta ray

More about this critter:

This species is commonly sighted inshore, within a few kilometers of land; found around coral and rocky reefs as well as along productive coastlines with consistent upwelling, tropical island groups, atolls and bays (Ref. 82755).

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