Mobula hypostoma


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Noun1.Mobula hypostoma - small manta (to 4 feet) that travels in schoolsMobula hypostoma - small manta (to 4 feet) that travels in schools
manta ray, manta, devilfish - extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
genus Mobula, Mobula - type genus of the Mobulidae
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