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Because I love freediving, and then drawing what I’ve seen underwater, we’ve been trawling through photos of my freediving encounters so I can show the inspiration for my artwork.
This one was taken a few years ago in the Maldives. We took a group out to freedive and work with the @m.w.s.r.p collecting data on whalesharks; the mantas, turtles, reef sharks and dolphins were just an added underwater bonus. What an awesome trip it was! 📷 @marshydeux
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Happy Friday the 13th! Here are some final blog highlights from this Socorro season for you to enjoy. 📷 By the incredible Howard Hall. "A big, scarred chevron female manta showed up. She was so calm and slow, really eye-balling us. I don't remember the patterns and names of all the mantas anymore, but it felt like this one was looking at us like she recognized us. She was really taking the time to search for eye contact, looking right at us!"
–DM Sten "the Vikingo"
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Happy Friday the 13th! Here is a blog highlight from this Socorro season for you to enjoy. 📷 By the incredible Howard Hall. "A big, scarred chevron female manta showed up. She was so calm and slow, really eye-balling us. I don't remember the patterns and names of all the mantas anymore, but it felt like this one was looking at us like she recognized us. She was really taking the time to search for eye contact, looking right at us!"
–DM Sten "the Vikingo"

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#Mantas #Dolphins #Sharks #HowardHall #SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #NautilusLiveaboards #PuntaTosca #CaboPearce #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #AdventureTravel #BucketList #DivingMexico #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove #Liveaboards #Diving #Socorro #UnderwaterPhotography #NaturePhotography


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More Socorro highlights from this past season! 📷 By Dan Orr "Today we had an amazing day at San Benedicto. At The Boiler, we started with more than 18 dolphins playing with us the entire dive, then we spotted two huge Galapagos sharks by the diving site, and dived all day with three chevron mantas and one black manta. The day has been great, and our guest are very happy. This year the Boiler has been one of our five-star dive sites."
–DM Peter
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#Mantas #Dolphins #Sharks #SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #NautilusLiveaboards #SanBenedicto #RocaPartida #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #DiveSafariMexico #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #DivingLife #ScubaLife #AdventureTravel #BucketList #UnderwaterPhotography #DivingMexico #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove #Underwater #Socorro #Revillagigedo


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As we get ready to head to refit and then onto Guadalupe, we wanted to share with you some of our favourite guest blogs from this Socorro season! "Another day, another awesome Manta dive on the Nautilus UnderSea! Our shark encounters have been amazing. We are seeing Galapagos, Silvertip and Whitetips on every dive and the other group saw a small school of Hammerheads yesterday. We were so fortunate to have been able to visit the Sea of Cortez the first few days of our trip. We encountered schools of hundreds of Mobula Rays! I’ve never seen anything like that; it was incredible. We also had a couple of fun dives with Sea Lions" –Jill and Barry Levenson, Bellingham, Washington, USA
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#Mantas #Dolphins #Hammerheads #SilkySharks #SilvertipSharks #Sharks #SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #SeaLions #Mobulas #NautilusLiveaboards #RocaPartida #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #DivingLife #ScubaLife #AdventureTravel #BucketList #UnderwaterPhotography #DivingMexico #MantaRays #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove


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- MANTA HALO - The energy frequency one experiences when connecting one-on-one with a Manta Ray is both intense and calming at the same time. These magnificent and massive beings are so powerful yet so gentle and curious🦋🌊 They truly are one of the greatest ambassadors for the oceans.
@shawnheinrichs has a 6th Sense with these animals, seeming to know where they are before they even appear!
Model: @hannahmermaid 🧜‍♀️The ability to surrender and connect with these magnificent animals is truly awesome to behold!✨💫⚡️🧜‍♀️
@bluespherefoundation
@mantatrust
@tpw_foundation
@oceanicpreservationsociety
#lovemantas - #hannahmermaid #HannahFraser #UnderwaterPhoto #Underwatermodel #underwater #Manta #MantaRay #dancer #ocean #swim #dive #freediving #freedive #connection #mantalove #beautiful #animalconservation #animal #oceanactivism #me #oceananimals #underwaterfashion


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📷 By the amazing Howard Hall

For the last two days of the trip we did the Boiler and got some of our best dives on the very last day of this adventure. The first dive of the day was incredible, as soon as we descended there was a large chevron manta, followed by some dolphins swimming around it. Then another very friendly manta was hypnotizing us with a beautiful show when all of a sudden the dolphins came back, sneaking up from behind and looking into our eyes from only a few feet away. Such amazing animal encounters remind me why I truly love these volcanic islands, so full of life. Can't wait for the next dive!
–DM Casey
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#Dolphins #ChevronMantas #SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #NautilusLiveaboards #RocaPartida #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #DiveSafariMexico #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #DivingLife #ScubaLife #AdventureTravel #BucketList #Underwater #UnderwaterPhotography #DivingMexico #MantaRays #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #Scuba_Diving #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove #DivingDeep #DivingTrip


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"What a great way to end the season, being the last boat to go to Revillagigedo for the next four months. It seemed like the animals knew we were leaving and they came to say goodbye. On the last day of diving at Roca Partida, we had pretty much everything; lots of sharks, mantas, tunas schooling, dolphins, and a massive whale shark that just kept doing loops around the rock (we got to see it on three dives!)."
–DM Thiago
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#SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #NautilusLiveaboards #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #DiveSafariMexico #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #DivingLife #ScubaLife #AdventureTravel #BucketList #Underwater #UnderwaterPhotography #DivingMexico #MantaRays #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #Scuba_Diving #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove #DivingDeep #DivingTrip


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釣りエサ垂らして仕事頑張るべく、そして大雨で意味なく博多缶詰め状態の憂さを晴らすべく、ポチりました。
次回の目標。
このシーンを正面から撮らせてもらうこと。
最近は至近距離、特に目の近くではフラッシュを控えてたんだけど、謝りながらちょこっとだけ光らせてもらうおうかなと。
とりあえず大阪まで戻りたい!です。

落ち込んでるように見える in 聖地 2018 Early Summer 石垣島

#マンタ #manta #mantaray #mantalove #ナンヨウマンタ #砂地マンタ #神々しい #ダイビング #scubadiving #水中写真 #underwaterphoto #石垣島 #ishigakiisland #ヨナラ水道 #yonara #沖縄ダイビング #okinawadiving #コンデジで頑張る #divermag


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📷 By Dan Orr

The days start at 0600 hrs with great coffee and the promise of the wildest diving in the Western Hemisphere. The Captain (yes, his name is Manta Rey), announces we will see everything in the latest Nautilus brochure. You might think this is just a boastful promise, but today we experienced three types of manta encounters, five different sharks and a pod of false killer whales. You owe it to yourself to take this magical voyage into the rarely-visited part of our world. Leave your cell phone, hang up on the internet, kiss the modern world behind and discover the wonders of the deep.
–Bill & Carol Murphy, Bradenton, Florida

#SocorroGiantMantas #SocorroSharks #FalseKillerWhales #NautilusLiveaboards #DiveMexico #DiveSafari #DiveSafariMexico #LiveaboardDiving #ScubaDiving #SwimWithSharks #DivingLife #ScubaLife #AdventureTravel #BucketList #Underwater #UnderwaterPhotography #DivingMexico #MantaRays #MantaLove #Scuba #ScubaDive #Scuba_Diving #ScubaDiversLife #ScubaLove #DivingDeep #DivingTrip


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Cuando los diseñadores crean algo perfecto idóneo para ti. Este precioso altavoz inalámbrico con luz cambiante LED tiene forma de mantarraya diablo! #Mantarraya #MantaLove #Bluetooth #Altavoz #Speakers #DevilRay #Mantabirostris #Led #color #colour


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Went for another night dive. This time with manta rays!


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Can't think of a better way to get my advanced open water PADI than with the mantas.
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Thanks @divekomodo and @dive_with_rian. Would 100% recommend these guys.
#mantalove #spiritanimal #vitaminsea #buzzing #mantapoint #weightless #clipon #currents #diving #scubadiving #aow #doigetmorelettersaftermynamenow #padi #flores #labuanbajo #komodonationalpark #apologiesforthequality


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Zum Wochenstart♡ der Manta B von Owner @mantabiene Danke❤️für dein Bild! #opel #_opel_freunde_ #mantalove #manta #mantab #oldcar #oldi #youngtimer


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かつてサザンゲートブリッジの真ん中ら付近にあった、マンタ祈願レリーフ。
去年潜る前にお祈りに行ったらバショウカジキに変わってました^◇^; 実は夏が好きではないので、しばらくアップはない予定。
ですが、ガマンできなくなっなら、ポチってプイって行ってしまうかもです。

#マンタ #manta #mantaray #mantalove #レリーフ #relief #石垣島 #ishigakiisland #コンデジで頑張る


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It’s not everyday you get to see multiple Mantas dancing together, but the chances are much higher in Hanifaru Bay 😉 here is a snapshot of yesterday’s magestic show ~ thanks @igulio @maldiversdc despite your excitement for being behind the GoPro and capturing 💙
The reef at Hanifaru Bay is like a funnel that is about 1300 meters, the inner narrow part of the funnel is about 600 meters and that is where whale sharks and mantas are found more common. The season is from May to December. In this period, planktons gets trapped in the funnel-like reef and concentration of planktons attracts whale sharks and schools of manta rays. At any time there could be over a hundred mantas and several whale sharks feeding off the coral reef. This is the world’s largest feeding station known to exist!
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We had nice weather and flat seas on the crossing to Socorro. Not much to do but enjoy the flat seas plus just look out and see what was around. Sure enough, there was a pod of dolphins, a turtle on the surface, a whale spout, and a solo sea lion with both fins and tail up in the air, enjoying the calm seas and taking in the sun. We arrived at San Benedicto at about 6am and everyone was like "wow what a nice formation." We started with the briefing at The Canyon and then away we went for the check out dive. I was in the first group and as we got in the visibility was not too good, about 30-40ft, but there was a lot to see! We had a big tiger shark greet us as we were cruising along the lava flow, the tiger shark was about 12-14ft long. I have never seen so many young silver tips, I counted 18 at one time, plus a dolphin, huge hammerheads and silkies! What a way to do a check out dive! Everyone was happy, not about the visibility, but the sightings we had. We headed over to The Boiler and we had two mantas play with us, plus dolphins and huge school of jacks. We all had a really good sighting of the dolphins chasing the jacks and snapping a couple on three occasions. Visibility was much better and the water temperature was 66˚F, a little cold but lots to see, so we didn't get cold at all. We stayed for the rest of the day and at the end of the day, we celebrated the first day on the upper deck with taco night, woooooohhhhoooooo!! That's it for now, I will keep you all posted.
–DM Juan

#Socorro #TigerShark #GiantMantas #Mantas #SocorroGiantMantas #Dolphins #Jacks #Turtles #NautilusDiving #NautilusLiveaboards #LiveaboardDiving #DiveSafari #Hammerheads #Silvertips #Silkies #Sharks #SharkLove #MantaLove #SharksEverywhere #BucketListDive #ScubaDiving #DiveMexico #BajaCalifornia #Cabo


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It’s not everyday you get to see multiple Mantas dancing together, but the chances are much higher in Hanifaru Bay 😉
The reef at Hanifaru Bay is like a funnel that is about 1300 meters, the inner narrow part of the funnel is about 600 meters and that is where whale sharks and mantas are found more common. The season is from May to December. In this period, planktons gets trapped in the funnel-like reef and concentration of planktons attracts whale sharks and schools of manta rays. At any time there could be over a hundred mantas and several whale sharks feeding off the coral reef. This is the world’s largest feeding station known to exist!
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#maldiversdc #maldivers #hanifarubay #visitmaldives #oceanworld #marinelifephotography #amazingocean #marinelife #uwphoto #maldives #ssi #iamssi #ssimaldives #underwaterphotography #eelteam #sunnysideoflife #goprohero5 #goprooftheday #gopromv #aharengeraajje #ourblueplanet #blueplanet #underwatermagazine #mantaray #mantaalfredi #mantamanta #mantalove #maldivas #itsbetterinbaa


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Morgen wie versprochen kommt nun der Manta♡
Owner :Unbekannt 📸:@plattenschubserblume
Danke das ich mir dein Bild klauen dürfte! #opel #_opel_freunde_ #manta #mantalove #opelmanta #mantacar #lowmanta #lowopel #lowcar #oschersleben


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Had an awesome morning diving with and learning more about these gentle giants today from @marinemegafauna check out their foundation to see all the good they are doing for our oceans and how you can get involved via citizen scene!
#mantalove #mantamatcher @bluecornerdive


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I know who'd I like to be swimming with this weekend! Instead I'm preparing for the #kitesurfarmada festival on Hayling island! I'm thinking of expanding my repotoir and making coconut, sea salt and aloe beach waves spray! I've made lots in the past but trying some new combos to get it just right and also trying to source some eco packaging !
Great shot by @perrinjames1 of mantas who don't need to worry about beach waves spray! 😂


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Life's a bit hectic right now, but sometimes it's worthwhile to stop and enjoy the pleasures of a manta fly by *swoon* .
#mantalove #mantaray #uberscubakomodo #indonesia #marinecrush #scuba #diving


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Love is in the air! These manta rays are flirting. The males follow the female and try to get right behind her, touching her backside with their cephalic lobes. She taunts and flirts back by swimming figures of eight or in circles. Manta Rays have the largest brain to body ratio in the fish kingdom, their intelligence lets them enjoy flirting just as much as we do.

#mantarays #mantaray #mantatrain #mantalove #mantaporn #guam #guamdive #diveguam #natgeoyourshot #yourshot


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We are feeling the love from our supporters! Thank you everyone for your continued support for the project and giving these lovely manta rays a home in your hearts!
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#conservation #mantalove #thankyou #citizenscience #tuesdaystrash


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😊 Look what just arrived! 🦋
My very own copy of “Guide to the Manta and Devil Rays of the World” by @mantaguy, founder of @mantatrust, and a team of our colleagues. Super excited to contribute imagery to this beautiful book and even more excited about how it may further the conservation of these special rays. 🌊🙏🏻 #mantamonday #worthmorealive #mantalove


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Loop, loop, loop! Last post of our manta week special series and it’s all about manta loops! Once again some footage of the incredible night dive in Kona on the big island of Hawaii. Last chance to grab a shirt with the “mantaweek” discount! Go for it! 👉 Click on the link in our bio
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On our second day, we got a great opportunity to dive at The Boiler. First thing we saw was a small school of dolphins getting cleaned. What a beginning! And on it went: a busy manta passed by our group. And then the fun began: a few dolphins came really close to say hello, followed by a manta which stayed around for the rest of the dive. Probably, it was a she and she fell in love with Juan who bubbled her belly ????
The second dive even brought some more mantas at a time. They loved to stay around and play with us. For me, these encounters are always a wonderful gift from the ocean.
The day concluded with some hammerhead shark sightings – what a way to spend a vacation!
(Nadja and Sandy, 12.03.2018, from Switzerland)
#mantalove #dolphins #diving


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Here's to an incredible World Oceans Day!! Let's make a commitment to use less plastic, clean up where we find rubbish, eat no fish (or at least sustainable if you want to kill and eat poor fishes), pollute less and all work towards protecting the most vital ecosystem of out beautiful planet!

This is a picture from one of the most incredible dives of my life! My friend, and I and no one else with, at least, 10-12 giant manta rays! A dive that just doesn't happen very often! This gorgeous animal came over to check out Christine and say hi. The mantas took their time inspecting us, playing and generally just being awesome. Taken off the coast of Isla de la Plata, Ecuador on an expedition for ProjectElasmo (which went on to join, in part, with @mantatrust) with @queenofmantas ready to take over after our dive. Honestly, I don't think Andrea could have got in the water quicker if she tried!! 😂 One of the few dives that literally blew my mind!

#worldoceansday #mantaray #mantalove #ecuador #isladelaplata #isladelaplataecuador #science #fieldwork #research #mpz #marineprotectedzones #mpa #marineprotectedareas #diving #diverlife #toughjobbutsomeonehastodoit #divingwithgiants #veganlife #saynotofish #protectmarinelife #refusereducereuserecycle #stopusingplastic #natureisincredible #oceansaremylife #take3forthesea #beachcleanup #youarethedifference #neverstopbelieving #nevergiveup


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Introducing the new Manta Ray Thread Earrings! Small and dainty but exquisitely detailed, these tiny #mantas dangle elegantly from a fine trace chain that threads through the ear. ✨💙 #mantaraysfordays #mantalove #oceanobsessed


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At the Revillagigedo Islands you get the impression that the manta rays really appreciate divers... 😊 They come very close, pose in front of your lens and seem to get jealous when you turn around to film a shark! Just love them! ❤️ #mantaweek #mantaray #mantalove #goprohero4 #goprofilm #underwaterfilming #unterwasserfilm #unterwasser #unterwasserwelt #underwaterworld #underwaterparadise #scubaparadise #scubaparadive #diving #scuba #scubadiving #tauchen #taucher #socorro #divingsocorro #ilovemarinelife #underwatergopro #ilovescuba #iloveocean #ilovesea #divinglicious #mantafun #bestdive #bestliveaboard #liveaboard


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It’s a #mantaray kind of day here in the workshop. What’s everyone else doing on this lovely Monday? 😄 #mantamonday #sterlingsilver #locallymade


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#mantaweek #Repost @blueoceanfilmfest
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Raja Ampat is considered by many to be the crown jewel of the Coral Triangle, the very epicenter of global marine biodiversity. It’s also home to one of the most charismatic and graceful of marine creatures: the manta ray. Ever since my first encounter with a manta ray a decade ago, I have been captivated by the gentle, curious and intelligent nature of these ocean giants.
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#bluespherefoundation #indonesianoceanpride #turningthetide #manta #mantalove #oceanminded #nobluenogreen #thinkblue #oceanstories #saveouroceans #blueocean #savetheocean #BlueMind #ourplanetdaily #startwith1thing #wanderlust #beautifuldestinations #ocean__earth #awesome_earth


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An amazing photo of a Manta Ray by @alexmustard1

This is a #repost from @alexmustard1 via @PhotoAroundApp
I went to the Galapagos hoping to see many species (and was rewarded - watch this space) but I’d totally forgotten oceanic mantas from my list. So was especially pleased to see these huge and clearly intelligent animals. #mantaray #mantalove #marinelife #galapagos #scubadiving #uwphoto #underwaterphotography #nikond5 #nikonuk #nikonos13mm #batman #subal_underwater_housing


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Advice from a Manta Ray:
🌊Be curious and playful 🌊Find someone you click with 🌊Have a free and playful spirit 🌊Glide easy through the day 🌊Travel further on 🌊Make new friends
🌊Jump for joy and happiness 🌊Use the power of the waves 🌊The ocean is our home so please protect it and treat it with respect
@bajodiveclub @girlsthatscuba @sol.fins.photography_ 🐬
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#mantadance#mantalove#manta#mantamonday#mantamoments#mermaid#marinelife#marinelover#marinelifephoto#marinelifeprotection#underwater#underwaterworld#underwaterphoto#underwaterphotography#underwaterpics#oceanlove#oceanlife#oceanlover#komodonationalpark#bajodiveclub#traveldiverkatja#girlsthatscuba


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Just me, my camera and a lot of frickennnn Mantas! 🌊 💗 Dope! SWIPE TO CONTINUE VID


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Excuse the dramatic music 😂😂 but she’s a beauty! Since my camera broke I’m digging around for some undiscovered footage. 🎥Throwback to the Maldives. An ocean lovers paradise. #mantalove #maldives #oceaniseverything #ilovethesea #protectourseas #travellife


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Manta love!! thank you for sharing this amazing footage from your trip to Hawaii @hermellow !! Glad the 🌋 didn’t put a damper on your dive trip!
Manta rays have the biggest brain of any fish, disproportionately large as compared to the rest of its body, a manta ray’s brain more closely resembles that of an equally large mammal. Though enormous, these planktivores are truly gentle giants.
Here’s a little f**d up news about our giant Manta friends and why they need our support:
The most alarming threat facing manta rays is targeted overfishing due to the increasing trade of manta ray gill plates. Manta rays have recently become victim to an all-too-familiar exploitation, where a big animal is killed for a small, but very lucrative part of its body. For manta rays, that part is their gill plates, which filter plankton out of the water as the rays use their horn-like fins to funnel water into their large mouths. This filtering process has likely led to the unsupported, recent belief in Chinese medicine that eating dried and crushed manta ray gill plates detoxifies human blood and aids in curing everything from chicken pox to cancer. Manta ray meat is of little value, but these false medical claims have led to one pound of manta ray gill plates being worth more than $300, and a mature giant manta ray can yield up to 15 pounds of dried gill plates. As other valuable fish stocks become depleted, fishermen are now tapping into mantas, targeting them not only for their gill plates, but also as a cheap substitute or filler for shark fin soup. #mantalove #protectgentlegiants #saveourseas


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ホテルに着いたらベッドの上でマンタがお出迎え。粋な計らい。うれしい!
コレもマンタのショットということで。

ベッドの上のマンタ in DW Hotel 2018 Spring Palau

#マンタ #manta #mantaray #mantalove #dwhotel #palau #パラオ #palaudiving #コンデジで頑張る #粋な計らい


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I should be studying my PADI open water diver text book instead of screwing around on IG. #girlsthatscuba #openwaterdiver #padi #oceanconservation #mantaray #saveourseas #Repost @alexmustard1 with @get_repost
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I went to the Galapagos hoping to see many species (and was rewarded - watch this space) but I’d totally forgotten oceanic mantas from my list. So was especially pleased to see these huge and clearly intelligent animals. #mantaray #mantalove #marinelife #galapagos #scubadiving #uwphoto #underwaterphotography #nikond5 #nikonuk #nikonos13mm #batman #subal_underwater_housing


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Dancing with a beautiful Manta🧜🏼‍♀️ we found a cleaning station where it kept coming back, in my dreams she enjoyed the company🌊 Photo during the expedition for @socorroevolution //¡Bailando con una hermosa Manta! Encontramos un arrecife al que regresaban para recibir “limpieza”, en mis sueños regresaban porque les gustaba nadar con nosotr@s. 💧💧💧Foto durante la expedición para @socorroevolution #SirenaMexicana #orgullosamenteMexicana •Photo: @robertoochoahe •Freedivers: @estrellanavarroholm @robertoochoahe @camilajaber @jeanjacquesmayol @nataliekparra @craigparryphotography @tomoka_fukuda @erickramosph
•Directed by: @robertoochoahe 
Supported: @bigblueworldcup @cressi1946 @robertoochoahe @bonostudio_ @paditv @daninsurance @sestantemx @funbaja @seabob_official
•Filmed in: #Revillagigedo @mexico_mx🌎www.socorroevolution.com


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ストックはこれにておしまい。
週末のIwekakouchannelハズシたら当分お休みです。

砂地スレスレを優雅に in 聖地 2017 Winter 石垣島

#マンタ #manta #mantaray #mantalove #砂地マンタ #神々しい #ダイビング #scubadiving #水中写真 #underwaterphoto #石垣島 #ishigakiisland #ヨナラ水道 #yonara #沖縄ダイビング #okinawadiving #コンデジで頑張る #divermag


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