Photo and info: Said Harryba, ICS island manager
Whitetail ray, also known as Mangrove whip ray are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list, and can be found in the shallow water of mangrove areas, estuaries, and sheltered coastal bays of coral reefs. It is best recognized by its partly white tail, dark grey disk color and scattered white spots.
Larger numbers of the Whitetail rays has been spotted in groups at ‘Muraille Bon Dieu’ and in a small bay at Passé Hodoule. The largest group encountered was 91 individuals.