Sweet spot found for foraging manta rays

5 May 2016

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.

Led by The University of Queensland, the team found manta rays only feed when the biomass of their food source — tiny creatures known as zooplankton — passes a critical threshold, which happens two hours before high tide.

Read the full article at UQ News