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.
The schoolmaster snapper is the most abundant snapper in the West Indies.
Poison Dart Frogs
The Dendrobates species are known for their bright colors, toxicity and complex parental behavior. Poison dart frogs get their name from the...
Sand Tiger Shark
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