Could a superstitious belief that has no proof that it works bring the Manta Ray to extinction? If we as a global community continue to allow the killing of manta and mobula rays for their gills this could be a reality in our future. According to conservation organizations Shark Savers and WildAid, researchers have found through intensive study that the purchasing desire of manta and mobula gills has risen considerably in the last decade. Why? The reason is tied mainly to traditional Chinese Medicine.   The Manta Ray of Hope Project has been following the sale of Manta Ray body…