Kōrero: Oceanic fish

Manta ray

This manta ray was seen off the Poor Knights Islands in 2002. A rare visitor to New Zealand’s northern waters, the ray is commonly found in warmer subtropical waters. The first substantiated reports of manta rays in New Zealand were in 1968, when three were photographed near the Alderman Islands in the western Bay of Plenty.

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Carl Walrond, 'Oceanic fish - New Zealand’s oceanic species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/8756/manta-ray (accessed 14 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006