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
Pink Skunk Clownfish
The pink skunk clownfish has a mucus layer on its flesh which protects it from being stung by its host anemone.
Atlantic Sea Nettle
The Atlantic sea nettle forms mutualistic symbiotic relationships with the blue crab in the open ocean. The Atlantic sea nettle provides food...
There are many species of anthias – these small, brightly colored fishes usually live in huge schools. Within these large groups, are...