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Manta Ray in the Maldives

We went to a well known manta ray cleaning station in the Maldives, and were lucky that it was a busy day! There were three manta rays that would swim back and forth to get cleaned by little fish. They are so graceful and just amazing to watch!

TAGS: Diving, Maldives, Scuba, Stingray

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Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
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© Lindsey Dougherty.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Focal Length: 17mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO100
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