Their appearance is similar to that of Manta rays, which are in the same family.
Two species which have been particularly hard hit are sharks and manta rays.
I have seen many manta rays on dives around the world, but not in these numbers.
And the manta ray on Yap is very good choice.
Since then, manta ray and shrimp, have become the main ingredient.
The offshore water is one of the few places in the world where manta rays are common close to shore.
Manta rays may live for as long as 50 years.
One very big filter feeder is the manta ray, 18 feet across.
The concept car's name was later changed to Manta Ray.
And while we saw several manta rays, no one got a ride on one.