4 Things We’ve Discovered from Tagging Indonesia’s Mantas
by Nicole Han
(from Conservation International’s Human Nature blog)
Manta Rays are among dive tourists’ most beloved swimming companions. But despite frequent interactions between humans and mantas, we did not know much about them — until now.
Since 2014, Conservation International (CI) and its partners (including the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, S.E.A. Aquarium and Manta Trust) have been fitting mantas in Indonesia with satellite tags to learn more about their behavior and how we can best protect them. Thanks to these tags, here are four things we’ve discovered so far…..
To read the blog click here; Human Nature