The Pacific Manta Ray
Scientific Name: Manta birosris
Status: In fishing areas, there is a minimal amount of rays. However,
area where there is no fishing, the population is steady.
Size: An adult male in this species can grow up to a width
of 22 feet
up to 2800 pounds!
Found in: Pelgic waters, but have been spotted near coral
Diet: Small fish, plankton, and squid
Responce to Humans: These creatures actual enjoy human company;
believe that the manta rays likes the feeling of air
that divers give off.
The Pacific Topedo Ray (aka Pacific Electric Ray)
Up to 4 feet in length and up to 94 pounds
Pelagic Waters, spanning for Baja, California to British
spotted also in kelp beds, sandy bottoms
and coral reefs.
Fish, such as kelp bass and herring, and invertibrates
Humans: The Pacific Torpedo Ray is rarely seen by
humans, which could be for several reasons, including that they
are afraid of them. But it's a good thing that humans don't
them that often; they are extremely dangerous to humans because
they give off at least 45 volts of electricity!