Posted by Chris on May 12, 2005 at 23:42:39:
In Reply to: Have you ever swam with a Whale Shark or manta ray in California? Swords posted by kylecawaza on May 12, 2005 at 22:57:59:
There are no manta rays in California, however there are bat rays that get as large as 7 1/2 feet wing tip to wing tip.
Likewise there are no whale sharks in California, but there is an ocasional basking shark which is also very large.
I have seen bat rays many times while diving, however I have only seen one basking shark from a boat, and not very close.
No there are no increased signs of either marlin od sordfish. The are both endangered.
p.s. your questions are not dumb
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