Massive Oceanic Manta Ray Accidentally Caught in Peru

When photos of this giant oceanic manta ray surfaced last week, there was some initial speculation that they might be fake. But we're sad to report that scientists at Manta Trust and the Marine Megafauna Foundation have confirmed the images are real.

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Last updated on 29 April 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Peru
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
South Pacific
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Manta birostris
Species group: 
Fish