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Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:34 am

Thanks for the great video. The reefs are indeed looking good. I was out kayaking last week and the algae growth is really increasing. By the spring I think we will have a real living reef area.

The various rays were out in force. Some really large cow nose rays and a lot of what we call Manta Rays were playing in large groups. I had to research these small manta rays and found they are really Lesser Devil Rays or Atlantic Devil Ray. They are smaller than their relative the Manta Ray and also barbless.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Gallery/D ... ilRay.html

Just wanted to pass this info. to my fellow nature lovers.
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Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:40 am

Very cool and interesting information KDave. I assumed, incorrectly that they were juvenile Manta Rays. Obviously because they look just like a Manta Ray. However, I have never seen the big boys in person. Ya know, the ones with 20 foot wing span. Anyway, they are very cool to look at.

As for the reef, I am still not understanding the point of that specific type of reef that was installed, other than to attract small fish to the individual structure's. There is nothing connecting them? What am I missing?
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Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:13 am

Thanks for the link, Dave. Very interesting reading.
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