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 will use its broad, pointed snout to probe the substrate for its bottom-dwelling prey
Red-eared sliders are named for the prominent red patch on the side of their head. Native to quiet waters in the southeastern...
This small stingray is widespread through the Indo-Pacific, where it hunts small crustaceans such as crabs and shrimp. This ray will bury...
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
This cleaner wrasse is found in many coral reef environments in the Indo-Pacific, where it feeds on tiny crustacean-like parasites that live...