manta ray

(redirected from Manta rays)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for manta ray

extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes

References in periodicals archive ?
Many of the animals, like manta rays, are threatened species, so it is difficult to assess plastic concentrations via conventional methods such as stomach analysis, Germanov said.
I'm doing an Evening Manta Ray Snorkel Adventure with Fair Wind Cruises - one of the 300 'Experiences' Virgin Holidays has just introduced to their holiday packages, making it easier than ever to craft your dream trip.
According to internet research performed by Commissioner Jim Webb during the meeting, manta rays can be huge, growing to as much as 21 feet across.
I'm doing an Evening Manta Ray Snorkel Adventure with Fair Wind Cruises - one of the 300 "Experiences" Virgin Holidays has just introduced to their holiday packages, making it easier than ever to craft your dream trip.
Unlike other flapping-based underwater robots that replicate manta rays flapping kinematics by using multiple motors to achieve active actuations throughout the fins, MantaDroid is powered by only one electric motor on each fin.
The tour leads to the manta ray sanctuary in the town of San Jacinto where one can dive and swim with the rays.
It was something that immediately sparked our interest, because at that time - around 2011 - giant manta rays were completely disregarded in Peru.
One of the biggest successes for Forsberg was in 2016 when Peru placed its manta rays under protection.
The presence of manta rays increases the odds of finding cobia which travel with the rays, picking up forage stirred up from the bottom.
From Vilankulos to Xai-Xai, the turquoise waters are literally teeming with marine life; giant manta rays, turtles, reef sharks, dolphins and the rare dugong on the list.
The filmmakers find severed shark fins covering a roof in China and piles of gills cut from manta rays in Indonesia.
NOON After recording spot patterns to ID each whale shark, I'd turn my attention to manta rays, which sometimes feed with them.