man·ta / ˈmantə/ • n. 1. (also manta ray) a devil ray (Manta birostris, family Mobulidae) that occurs in all tropical seas and may reach very great size. 2. a rough-textured cotton fabric made and used in Spanish America. ∎ a shawl made of this fabric.
Devilfish ★ Shark: Red on the Ocean 1984
A small seaside community is ravaged by berserk manta rays in this soggy saga. 92m/C VHS . IT Michael Sopkiw, Valentine Monnier, Gianni “John” Garko, William Berger; D: Lamberto Bava; W: Gianfranco Clerici, Dardano Sacchetti, Herve Piccini; C: Giancarlo Ferrando; M: Guido de Angelis, Maurizio de Angelis.