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Wildlife Conservation Society

Manta Ray

Caption: Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter, and the Government of Mexico have published the first-ever satellite telemetry study on the manta ray, the world’s largest ray species. The findings will help inform ecosystem-based management plans for the rays, which are in decline worldwide due to fishing and accidental capture.

Credit: Photo credit: Kaile Tsapis

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