Spotted eagle rays
are heavily harvested in places like Mexico, mostly as food, and this fishing pressure, combined with their low reproductive rates, make spotted eagle rays
a vulnerable species.
BEIRUT: Environmentalists decried Wednesday the use of illegal nets by fishermen after a group of pregnant eagle rays
were found dead near Tyre, the National News Agency reported.
It is one of the largest eagle rays
sometimes exceeding 10ft (3m) in width.
It's beautiful and there are eagle rays
and giant turtles to see.
Conditions for snorkelling in the Maldives are ideal with crystal clear calm waters and scores of unusual sealife to ogle, from small white-tipped sharks and eagle rays
through to colourful parrot fish and black and white fish I called the Chanel species, for their distinctive monochrome markings.
Surrounded by glass, the space is lined with benches that invite you to stay for a while as eagle rays
and scores of technicolor fish soar overhead.
Dibba Rock is one of his favourites, as it includes an abundance of sea creatures including black tip sharks, eagle rays
, devil rays, guitar sharks and stingrays.
Addu Atoll has more than 25 good diving sites teeming with marine life such as eagle rays
, hawksbill turtles, black tip reef sharks, spinner dolphins, coral and colourful reef fish.
Undersea Expeditions' gay and lesbian scuba trip to Heron Island on Australia's outer Great Barrier Reef brings divers into the haven of loggerhead turtles, eagle rays
, and white-tip sharks.
For the stingrays and eagle rays
, Public Enemy Number One is the orca, the killer whales.
Turtles, nurse sharks, eagle rays
, lobsters, moray eels, groupers and spotted drum provide endless photography opportunities, and 200-foot visibility is not unusual.
Cutting up 800lbs of seafood and serving it to the eagle rays
and adult sharks is not a job she welcomes.
NAUSICAA's staff describe it as a remarkable underwater ballet where shoals of yellow, blue and red fish share the ring with hammerhead sharks, Napoleon fish and eagle rays
Diving enthusiasts will enjoy experiencing the rich and diverse marine life, including a variety of sting rays - Spotted Eagle Rays
, Porcupine Rays, Whiptail Stingrays, Marbled Sting Rays, sharks, and large numbers of green turtles and Hawksbill Turtles.
Bright corals and vivid nudibranchs provide the perfect backdrop for the wealth of colourful marine life, with every species imaginable in residence; from giant double-headed parrotfish, yellowtail fusiliers and sea turtles, to eagle rays
, black-tipped reef sharks and barracudas.