School of Golden Cowrays (Rhinoptera steindachneri) At Black Turtle Cove we watched schools of Golden Cowray (Rhinoptera steindachneri) glide past our dinghy, breaking the water with their wing tips. The Galapagos species of Golden Ray is the smallest in the world, averaging about 2' across. They are most frequently seen near shore or in lagoons where they feed on mollusks. They are found in the Eastern Pacific from the Sea of Cortez to the Galapagos. Santa Cruz.
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