I didn’t even know what I was looking at when I watched this clip that had been retweeted into my timeline by a sharktivist I follow. And then my perpetual light in the darkness Julianne Escobedo Shepherd helped me once again:

Except, given their colors and shapes, I believe these are skates?

The diving company that posted this video, as you can see in their caption of it, “had never seen this before being captured on cam by @alejandro_lugon.” Well, that makes two of us! And they do it missionary! Well, that makes three of us (at least!).

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Another thing some people (and rays) are doing is having sex with manta rays, per the first hit when I Googled “manta ray sex,” back when I thought these were manta rays:

I feel like I learned a lot today.