Did you know that newborn reef manta rays (Mobula alfredi) – some of which can be found in Raja Ampat, West Papua – must live independently without parental care? Have you ever imagined how they... Read More →
Note: This is the 3rd article in the series. In September of 2021 we first introduced the ambitious StAR project, which will hopefully re-wild Raja Ampat with the charismatic Zebra Shark. The... Read More →
The Science for Conservation team of the Research and Community Service Division of the State University of Papua (S4C LPPM UNIPA) has been conducting marine turtle monitoring and nest protection... Read More →
On a warm afternoon in early June, the speedboat, “Manta Ray”, tied up to Falaya’s jetty, close to Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat. Of the four people onboard, three waited patiently until the... Read More →
Sejumlah temuan dari kajian yang berfokus pada pari manta karang (Mobula alfredi) di Kepulauan Fam menunjukkan bahwa perairan di sana merupakan habitat penting bagi populasi fauna laut yang... Read More →
Several key findings from an assessment on manta rays (Mobula alfredi) conducted in Fam Islands shows that the surrounding waters are important habitats for this protected fauna, for its food... Read More →
Pernahkah Anda bertanya-tanya seberapa besar ikan pari manta itu? Atau berapa besar sih anak pari manta? Bentang sayap anak pari manta yang baru lahir berkisar antara 1,5–1,9 meter, atau selebar... Read More →
Siapa yang menyangka bahwa survei terumbu karang pada 2001 yang berhasil mengungkap Raja Ampat sebagai pusat keanekaragaman hayati laut tropis, menjadikan kepulauan di sebelah timur Indonesia ini... Read More →
Zebra's Uncaged! These charismatic but virtually extirpated sharks now have a chance to repopulate their native habitat. Three years in the making with unprecedented international cooperation these sharks now swim free.
Who let the sharks out, Who Who? National Geographic was there so they know who! And today they released an online article about this precedented event. Follow the link. This is big news!