genus Manta

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Related to genus Manta: manta ray
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Noun1.genus Manta - a genus of Mobulidae
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Mobulidae, Mobulidae - large rays lacking venomous spines: mantas
Atlantic manta, Manta birostris - largest manta (to 22 feet across wings); found worldwide but common in Gulf of Mexico and along southern coasts of United States; primarily oceanic
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Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador have now submitted a proposal to include the genus Manta in Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).