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  • When Mantas Dance

    When Mantas Dance

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    Here’s some amazing footage of the mantas of Yap in Micronesia by Mark Thorpe. This collection of footage clips was realized during the three and a half years that he lived on the island.

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    Night Diving with Manta Rays

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    In this clip, UnderH2O shows manta rays with all their grace during night dives off the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The manta rays are coming to the area in search of giant mouthfuls of plankton which they scoop up as they spin …

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    100 Million Sharks Killed Annually – CITES decision to restrict sharks and manta rays exports

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    Calls for action at CITES to prevent species from being traded to extinction. The number of sharks killed each year by commercial fishing is estimated to 100 million. The rate of fishing for shark species exceeds their ability to recover as most of them reproduce late …

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    Fishermen collected and gut 220 Mobula Rays in Gaza

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    On February 27th, 220 mobula rays have been spotted dead on a beach in the Gaza strip. The last time these rays were seen in the region was six years ago. It’s still not clear how these mobula rays died in such a large quantity and washed up on the beach in …

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  • CITES to Protect Sharks and Manta Rays

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    Sharks and manta rays are essential to the health of the ocean, but their populations are declining fastly due to international trade. In March, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – CITES will open its doors in Bangkok and countries …

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    Mantas Last Dance

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    A beautiful clip featuring model Hannah Fraser and manta rays at night in Kona, Hawaii. Film Director (EPK) Shawn Heinrichs has created this piece of art to make the people aware about the manta rays in danger of extinction. An manta first glides gracefully from …

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    Manta rays slaughtering

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    Manta rays are slaughtered all around the world. Manta Trust is making a great job to save them and to help people to know the manta rays better. They have organized an important petition to save the manta rays that you and everyone else should sign. …

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    Naoko Funakoshi’s Ocean Lovers book – December 2010

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    December 2010: 2 of my pictures (manta ray and pink dolphin) have been published in Naoko Funakoshi’s “Wonderful Water Planet” images book. The book has been conceived to teach children about the sea and has gathered 100 underwater photographers from all over the world. By …

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  • Manta Ray Stole Camera

    Manta Ray Stole Camera from Underwater Photographer

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    A manta ray filming session during a night dive in Kona, Hawaii, quickly turned into the theft of the century. Cameraman Travis Matteson was filming, while suddenly, one of the manta’s giant wings hooked his $5,000 worth camera system. Fortunately for the underwater photographer, his camera …

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    Manta Ray National Geo Picture of the Day

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    This picture of manta rays swimming over a reef with anemone, in Male Atol, Maldives, was chosen as picture of the day in National Geographic “Your Shot” and was published on Jul 16th, 2010 Link to NatGeo page     In the image below, together …

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