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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manta_ray

Manta rays are large rays belonging to the genus Manta. The larger species, M. birostris, ... Gestation lasts over a year and mantas give birth to live pups. Mantas .... skeletons do not preserve well as they lack the calcification of the bony fish.

www.mantaray-world.com/manta-ray-habitat

Manta Ray Habitat and Distribution. Where do manta rays live? Manta rays are marine animals whose life passes quietly in salt water. Broadly speaking, manta  ...

www.mantaray-world.com

Manta rays are quiet and peaceful beings that pose no danger to humans. They are devoid of the poisonous sting that many of their relatives do have, and have ...

animaldiversity.org/accounts/Manta_birostris

Atlantic manta rays stay closer to shore in the warmer waters where food sources ... of Manta birostris is 13 months, after which females give birth to 1 or 2 live young. ... tough skin, but due to their size they do not have many natural predators.

www.bioexpedition.com/manta-ray-habitat

Nov 1, 2012 ... Information about Manta Ray Habitat, Distribution and Geographical ... Those that do live in colder water will live in deeper areas of it as the ...

www.arkive.org/giant-manta-ray/manta-birostris

Learn more about the Giant manta ray - with amazing Giant manta ray videos, ... 12 months and then hatch internally, so that the female gives birth to live young.

www.mantarayshawaii.com/faq.html

How long do Manta Rays live? No one knows for sure, but estimates of 50 to 100 years have been made. “Lefty” has been seen since 1979. According to ...

a-z-animals.com/animals/manta-ray

Jul 5, 2010 ... Unlike many sharks, manta rays do not actually have teeth and instead sieve the food particles out of the water using rows of tiny plates in their ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/mantas-rays-migrations-conservation-oceans

Jun 20, 2016 ... Oceanic manta rays travel long distances much less often than ... Scientists have found that oceanic manta rays (Manta birostris) usually live their lives ... way that other large pelagic species do,” says lead author Josh Stewart, ...

www.mantatrust.org/about-mantas/mantas-at-a-glance

Both of these terms are very descriptive of the manta rays, but what do we really know ... Research would indicate that mantas probably live to at least 50 and ...