Rays

There are two general names for rays in Hawaii, LUPE, which mean "kite" and HIHIMANU, "magnificent. Only 2 species of monk seals survive in the world today. Hawaiian Monk Seal One lives in the remote areas of the Mediterranean Sea, and the other lives in the Leeward chain of the Hawaiian Islands. A third species used to inhabit the Caribbean, but was forced to extinction in the 1950s by the increased human use of the seal's habitat. The food of the monk seal consists of eels and small octopus. Eels are well known to Hawaii as PUHI, Great favorites of Divers, morays are among the most easily to observed member of the reef community. They peer from coral watching the underwater world go by. while they thich muscular bodies remain securely hidden.

Sunday, November 06, 2011

COASTAL MANTA RAY (Manta alfredi)

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

SPOTTED EAGLE RAY (Aetobatus ocellatus)

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Sunday, June 08, 2008

Hawaiian Spotted ray, Shark’s Cove, Island of Oahu

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Friday, October 05, 2007

Hawaiian Stingray , Kahe Beach, Island of Oahu

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Hawaiian Spotted ray , Kahe Beach, Island of Oahu

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Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Kona Coast, Hawaii Manta Ray Night Dive

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Posted by Glenn T. Poulain on 07/18 at 05:52 AM
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Saturday, April 28, 2007

Huge Hawaiian Spotted ray , Kahe Beach, Island of Oahu

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Monday, January 16, 2006

Hawaiian Stingray, Kahe Beach Park, Island of Oahu

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Sunday, November 13, 2005

Hawaiian Spotted Rays, Oahu

Kahe Beach Park 2005-11-13

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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Hawaiian Spotted Rays, Kahe Beach Park, Island of Oahu

Kahe Beach 2005-10-30

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Thursday, October 06, 2005

Hawaiian Stingray

Lanai Lookout 2005-02-06

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Hawaiian Spotted Rays

Sharks Cove 2005-07-10

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Manta Ray in Kona, Big Island

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