With their graceful polka-dotted wings, eagle rays are found in all the tropical oceans of the world, but only recently has it been realized that they reproduce in the coastal waters of Florida. In partnership with the Shark Research group at Mote Marine Laboratory, Georgia Aquarium staff will study the population size, make-up and movements near Sarasota, to build vital knowledge about these poorly understood but beautiful creatures.
The spotted eagle ray can jump out of the water if pursued
Blue Tang Surgeonfish
The blue tang surgeonfish, with its deep blue to purple body, has the most distinctive coloration of any surgeonfish in the western...
This striking angelfish is almost entirely black, with only the tips of its scales bearing a bright yellow coloration. It can be...