What does stingray meat taste like?
As mentioned stingray tastes like shark to me and to others compare it to scallops and lobster. Stingray has a very nice firmish texture. There are a couple of ways I like to prepare stingray.
Is eating manta rays illegal?
Answer: Manta rays are generally not found off California, and since they are filter feeders, it may be difficult to persuade one to take your bait. However, if a manta ray were to stray farther north, then yes, it may be legally taken by hook and line off California.
How do you prepare a stingray to eat?
Like the stingray, the manta ray has a fearsome reputation among humans. Rays are edible, though they are generally considered trash fish by commercial fishermen, who often throw them back as bycatch (some fishermen prefer to use the flesh from the pectoral wings to bait lobster traps).