Giant manta ray swimming
Science Snapshot: Giant Manta Ray Sanctuary
Tourist photos help identify endangered manta rays and highlight the efficacy of recovery efforts at Komodo National Park.
Science Snapshot: Giant Manta Ray Sanctuary
Science Snapshot: Giant Manta Ray Sanctuary

Tourist photos help identify endangered manta rays and highlight the efficacy of recovery efforts at Komodo National Park.

Tourist photos help identify endangered manta rays and highlight the efficacy of recovery efforts at Komodo National Park.

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How Interconnected Is Life in the Ocean?
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2019
To help create better conservation and management plans, researchers are measuring how marine organisms move between habitats and populations.
Manta Ray Populations Have Complex Social Structures
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2019
Reef mantas in Indonesia exhibit social preferences and form distinct social groups.
Interactive: How Interconnected Is Life in the Ocean?
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2019
To help create better conservation and management plans, researchers are measuring how marine organisms move between habitats and populations.
Image of the Day: Sea Swirl
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 27, 2018
Manta rays have a unique filtration system that inspires the development of novel water filtering technology.
Image of the Day: Ray of Light
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 22, 2018
The discovery of the world’s first known manta ray nursery will offer a glimpse into the animals’ juvenile stage.
Image of the Day: Soaring Manta Rays
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Mar 12, 2018
The colossal fish bank like airplanes when turning.
Behavior Brief
Catherine Offord | Mar 24, 2016
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research