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.
Collared lizards occur in the southwest United States and northern Mexico. Both males and females of this species have two black bands...
Giant Pacific Octopus
An intelligent species with a well-developed brain, the giant Pacific octopus has been known to solve mazes quickly and unscrew jar lids...
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...