Research revealing that giant manta rays are deep-sea predators is likely to be critical to efforts to protect the species.
Giant fish that could grow up to 16m long roamed the seas 165 million years ago, new research from the University of Bristol suggests.
Using the latest satellite tracking technology, conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Exeter (UK), and the Government of Mexico have completed a ground-breaking study on a mysterious ocean ...
Animals from very different groups that developed independently into plankton-eating giants took similar evolutionary steps along the way, new research shows.
A new study by Murdoch University has called for tighter control of the manta ray tourism industry at Ningaloo reef.
Consumers of Asian alternative medicine derived from Australian marine life may be inadvertently consuming toxins, according to research by The University of Queensland.
Oceanic manta rays-often thought to take epic migrations-might actually be homebodies, according to a new study. A Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego-led research team studied satellite-tracked ...
A team of international scientists has unlocked the foraging secrets of manta rays at Lady Elliot Island, which could help conservation efforts for the vulnerable species.
Seven threatened species of shark and ray are to get greater protection, as a historic agreement aimed at safeguarding the world's oldest predator takes effect, conservationists said Thursday.
Douglas McCauley, a new assistant professor in UC Santa Barbara's Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, does fieldwork in one of the most isolated places in the world—Palmyra Atoll. About halfway between ...