32′ La Mobula is one of the newest additions to our fleet and is one of the most exciting boats to come to Los Cabos . yacht party cabo Designed for luxury cruises and snorkeling, this custom vessel has everything you need for an unforgettable experience on the water. It is an ideal platform to see the spectacular wildlife of Baja California.
Explore Los Cabos aboard our custom boat with an expert guide who will take you to the most beautiful places on the sea. With a spacious interior and amenities that you can’t find in any other boat in her size, 32′ La Mobula is sure to provide an experience unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before!
Enjoy a unique experience with a private cabin and a bathroom while cruising the coastline of Los Cabos. The ambiance of the boat is unlike any other in its size, with stylish lounge furniture and a full kitchen that is equipped with all the necessary amenities for your comfort.
Capture and Release: Munk’s Pygmy Devil Rays (Mobula munkiana)
The smallest of the pygmy devil rays, Mobula munkiana is found in eastern Pacific coastal waters, from the Gulf of California to Peru27,32. They are known for their social behavior18, congregating in large aggregations of thousands of individuals, likely for mating purposes15. This species has been classified as ‘Vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List29 and is currently nationally protected in Mexico under NOM-029-PESC-2006 and NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010 regulations33.
Captures of Mobula munkiana in Ensenada Grande, Los Cabos, Mexico were conducted between August 2017 and June 2018 during 5 capture periods (Supplementary Information Table S1). Individuals were captured with encircling surface cotton twine nets 150 m long, 15 m deep, with 25 cm mesh.
A total of 95 pygmy devil rays were captured during this period, with greater captures occurring during winter and fall than during summer and spring. All catches were released alive and healthy.
Measurement, Evaluation and Release: We evaluated Mobula munkiana caught at Ensenada Grande by measuring their total length, disc width, clasper development and cloacal state of the females and males. They were also fitted with internal acoustic transmitters. The transmitters were programmed to pulse randomly every 40-80 s.