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New Addition To Manta Ray Inn Staff

Many of you have met Heather — Last week she started as a full-time member of the Manta Ray Inn staff. She joins Thomas and Gerry in keeping things running smoothly.

October 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm | Blog | No comment

20 Year Anniversary On Hollywood Beach

The Boucher Family celebrates its 20 year anniversary as owners of the Manta Ray Inn!!!  You can still find the family helping their customers with everything from their luggage to their dinner reservations!  Cocktails on the patio or a hot dog on the grill.  We thank all of our guests that have made that past … Read More.

September 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | Blog | No comment

Hollywood, Florida Best Kept Secret!!!

The Manta Ray Inn Ocean Front Superior Small Lodging Property is a real gem!  A great place for you and your family to experience the real old Florida where the beach is beautiful and still not crowded.  The kids and play on the lawn or make sandcastles at your feet! A lifeguard stand out front … Read More.

September 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Blog | No comment

Southern Stingray

Common Name: Southern Stingray Scientific Name: Dasyatis americana Range: Atlantic coast: New Jersey to Brazil; Gulf of Mexico; Caribbean Habitat: Shallow coastal waters Size: 5 feet / 1.5 meters Comments: Stingrays are almost rectangular and have long thin tails; they have no dorsal or anal fins. The stingray has a sharp spine at the base of the tail which has venom-secreting … Read More.

September 14, 2012 at 12:07 am | Rays | No comment


Common Name: Skate Scientific Name: Raja batis Range: E. Atlantic Ocean: Arctic Ocean to Maderia; Mediterranean Sea Habitat: Deep Waters Size: 8 feet / 2.4 meters Comments:Large numbers of skate are caught for food. Skates live in waters 98 to 2,000 ft (30 to 600 m) deep; only young fishes are found in the shallower … Read More.

September 14, 2012 at 12:06 am | Rays | No comment

Eagle Ray

Common Name: Eagle Ray Scientific Name: Myliobatis aquila Range: E. Atlantic Ocean: Britain to Senegal; Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas Habitat: Coastal waters Size: 6 ft (1.8 m) Comments: Eagle rays are large, graceful fishes, with pointed, wing-like pectoral fins and long thin tails. They feed on the seabed on crustaceans and mollusks, but are more active than stingrays. In the north … Read More.

September 14, 2012 at 12:05 am | Rays | No comment

Atlantic Torpedo / Electric Ray

Common Name: Atlantic Torpedo / Electric Ray Scientific Name: Torpedo nobiliana Range: Atlantic Ocean: Scotland to South Africa, Nova Scotia to North Carolina; Mediterranean Sea. Habitat: Seabed Size: 6 ft (1.8 m) Comments: Torpedo rays can give electric shocks of 70 to 220 volts, sufficient power to kill or stun a prey fish or to throw a man to the ground. … Read More.

September 14, 2012 at 12:05 am | Rays | No comment

Atlantic Manta

Common Name: Atlantic Manta Scientific Name: Manta birostris Range: Atlantic Ocean: North Carolina to Brazil, Maderia to W. Africa Habitat: Coastal waters, open sea Size: 17 ft (5.2 m); 22 ft (6.7 m) wide Comments: The gigantic manta, also known as the giant devil ray, is the largest ray. It has huge pointed pectoral fins, a fairly short tail and a … Read More.

September 14, 2012 at 12:04 am | Rays | No comment

Conveniently located directly on the Beach, just 6 blocks from The Diplomat Hollywood.