Movements and site fidelity of the giant manta ray, Manta birostris, in the Komodo Marine Park, Indonesia

@article{Dewar2008MovementsAS,
  title={Movements and site fidelity of the giant manta ray, Manta birostris, in the Komodo Marine Park, Indonesia},
  author={H. Dewar and P. Mous and M. Domeier and Andreas Muljadi and J. Pet and J. M. Whitty},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={155},
  pages={121-133}
}
Despite their large size and frequent occurrence in near-shore tropical habitats, little published information is available on the movements and behaviors of the giant manta ray, Manta birostris, and what factors influence visitation patterns. To examine the movements of manta rays in the Komodo Marine Park, Indonesia, an acoustic array was installed at up to seven sites in the park between 2000 and 2003. A total of 41 acoustic tags were deployed in three separate deployments in 2000, 2001 and… Expand

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